Cool air, leaves changing color & pumpkins galore can only mean one thing - Halloween is just around the corner! Whether you’ve been thinking about a costume for a while or maybe you forgot about it altogether (we get it, there’s a lot going on!), these 10 stroller halloween ideas are sure to be a hit! Bonus, most of these ideas can be made using materials you already own (like your stroller) or can easily purchase. We are all about keeping things simple this season!
Stroller Halloween Ideas
While most people find themselves staring down the aisle of Party City despair or scrolling for hours online - we want you to know that it doesn’t have to be overwhelming and you don’t have to spend a ton of money in the process! With a little creativity and some step-by-step tutorials you can DIY an awesome costume for your little one (& toddler) for a fraction of the cost. So grab your hot glue & lightweight stroller to decorate and let’s get crafty!
1. Blackjack Dealer
Go all in on this super simple baby stroller costume idea! Snag some table felt online, recycle a piece of cardboard, use that card deck that's somehow missing the King of Hearts and borrow the leftover poker chips from the junk drawer to complete this costume. Add the cutest dealer in town and this is sure to be a hit! (psst: Don’t forget to glue the cards & chips down)
2. DIY Claw Machine Costume
Have some stuffed animals & cardboard laying around? Then you’ll love this DIY stroller costume idea from Her Party Pants. With step-by-step instructions on how to DIY this costume, your little one will be saying “THE CLAW!” all night (extra points if you get the movie reference) The best part? You can do it all under $10.
3. Hot Diggity Dog
Hotdogs, hotdogs, get ya hotdogs heyah! We love this idea for how simple and customizable it is - you can dress your baby up or have the whole family in on the fun. Grab a baby hotdog costume for your little one and some aprons, jeans and white button down shirts for the rest of the fam. You can even snag some cute paper server hats to complete the look
4. Baby iPhone
Looking for a last minute baby costume? This idea from Rookie Moms is for you! All you need is a big piece of foam core, a Sharpie and a box cutter. You have a zillion pictures of your baby on your phone anyways, might as well make the real life version!
5. Straight To Jail
Do not pass go, do not collect $200 with this super cute stroller halloween idea. Have an older toddler? Dress them up as the monopoly man and you’ve got America’s favorite board game (& we do mean board, because dang Monopoly takes forever to play). Not into board games? This could double as a “Straight To Jail” costume from the trendy Tik Tok audio
6. DJ Spits A Lot
Please welcome DJ Spits A Lot - the hottest DJ at Nightclub No Sleep! This one will take a bit more hot glue than the others, but this unique DIY stroller costume idea is sure to be a hit with all the babies on the block. Check out the original idea here
7. Baby Shark (attack) Do-Do-Do-Doooo
TBH this is our favorite one on the list because 1. It’s hilarious and 2. It’s ridiculously simple (thanks to this mama for the idea!)
What you’ll need:
- Baby shark costume
- White T-Shirt for Mom
- Red Paint/Sharpie
Complete the look by decking out your stroller with some underwater decor and giving your baby shark a place to nap when they're tired. Breastfeeding can be challenging, sometimes laughing about it can make you feel a bit better.
Use your lightweight stroller & it's mosquito net for this one! Add a cute bee costume for yourself or your toddler and you’ve got an easy last minute baby costume. Why buy a ton of extra supplies when the accessories you have for your stroller will do just fine?!
9. Family Circus
If you are ultra crafty, have a bit of free time & want to get the whole family in on the Halloween fun, check out this awesome idea from Coolest Handmade Costumes. This isn’t the simplest stroller halloween idea, but it’ll sure as heck make a statement!
10. Cabbage patch kid
Did you forget to pick up a costume? We’ve got your back with this Cabbage Patch Baby idea from Costume Works. This is the ultimate easy last minute diy baby costume because all you need is a solid color blanket for the “box” background & a cardboard frame. Slap a “Cabbage Patch” cutout on the front and boom, you’re ready for Halloween!
Keep It Simple Mama
There are a hundred different ways to have fun this Halloween and they don’t have to cost you an arm and a leg! We hope these 10 ideas have helped you find the perfect costume for your little one this holiday and if not, maybe they sparked an idea for something different! If you're looking for a lightweight stroller to be a part of your costume, our Bēbee Lightweight Stroller is the perfect addition. A parent pocket will keep all your valuables close by while you trick or treat and the XL storage basket is a great place to store your giant candy haul...errhmm we mean diaper bag ;)
Let us know what you're planning in the comments!