Babywearing Halloween Costume Roundup 2016
Halloween has come and gone, and once again, there were SO many fabulous babywearing Halloween costumes!
Babywearing is such a great way to make Halloween easier and more fun, especially if you have older children who actually care about trick-or-treating. In addition to keeping your baby warm and cozy (and not too overstimulated by all the Halloween energy), babywearing means that you can dress up the baby carrier instead of the baby. This gives you a lot options!
First up is in the super simple but adorable mama and baby pair, by Shelby Williams. Shelby loves elephants and decorated her son’s nursery with an elephant theme, so it was a natural choice for her to get a few elephant accessories to create this memorable costume! Shelby is using an elephant-themed baby wrap, but any gray carrier would work well for this!
I love a good family costume, and Shawna’s simple Scooby Doo gang has something for the whole family! Shawna turned baby into Scooby by decorating the outside of her baby carrier (an Infantino).
Charlotte’s baby carrier helps the Wicked Witch of the West keep her flying monkey close! Apparently the flying monkey slept the whole time – perfect! Daddy as Dorothy and the cutest Glinda the Good Witch round out this family ensemble!
Next up are a couple of cute variations on the Flower in a Pot theme that has been floating around for a few years.
@Fifilyn’s lovely Gardener with a Cactus in a Pot is so pretty!
I’m a Harry Potter fan, so of course I loved this Professor Sprout with a Mandrake costume, by Amanda Goss Peters. It’s perfect!
We saw a bank robber with a bag of loot in last year’s post, but I love how Amber Fegurgur Flores turned it into a family costume, and used her wrap for the loot. Says Amber: “OH thought he hated our baby wrap until he wore her last night and realized it’s the best thing ever. She was the cutest loot bag ever! We may have been the robbers, but she definitely stole everyone’s heart.” Aw…
I think Harmony Tanguay’s use of the store-bough raccoon costume is ingenious! By, the way, Harmony is aka The World’s Okayest Mother, which I love. You can see more of Harmony and her great sense of humor on Instagram @worldsokayestmother1 or Facebook
Rachel A Chapman and her little one as the world’s cutest gnomes makes me smile every time I see it! And that Wrap Conversion Tula makes the whole costume extra adorable.
Everything is right about this Sushi and Soy Sauce family costume by Athena Baxter! I have an special fondness because my 14 year old son went as sriracha this year.
These Octopus costumes are so creative! I love that the octopuses have patterned legs.
My husband and I are hooked on Game of Thrones so of course I had to include this super creative costume by Valerie Harness. So cool.
I love this Eric Carle-themed costume because Cameron Dennison clearly had such a great time making it and wearing it!
I this this Stormcloud and Rain costume is so, so creative! Stacey says it was actually quite easy and inexpensive to make. “We used twinkle led battery operated lights and bunched up cheapy spiderwebs to make the cloud and lightening (pinned to a slip cover). I carried a speaker with thunder sounds and daddy followed with the rain.” Love.
Last but not least comes my dream costume. Is this Ursula and the Little Mermaid costume incredible, or what? Wow.