Adorable costumes, delicious treats and fun celebrations have made Halloween one of the most popular holidays for kids.
Your baby might be too young to go trick-or-treating, but there are still lots of fun ways to celebrate. We curated five fun ways to celebrate Halloween with little ones with a variety of resources to inspire you with ideas. These simple ideas will help you create lasting memories with your babies and toddlers.
Check out these five ideas for celebrating Halloween with a baby.
1. Find the perfect costume
Picking out the perfect costume for your baby or toddler is one of the best parts of Halloween. There are tons of options online but you can also score great finds at local thrift shops. Here are 25 adorable costume ideas for new babies.
2. Take Halloween Portraits
Adorable costumes make Halloween the perfect time to get portraits with the family. Check out the Halloween portrait packaged offered by your local photographer, or create a photo shoot of your very own. Capture plenty of pictures of your little one celebrating in their costume. Kristen Duke has curated a great collection of Halloween and Pumpkin Photography ideas for you.
3. Throw a Party at Home
Halloween is the perfect time to get your friends together for a simple celebration. Host a baby-friendly Halloween party and invite local moms to bring their babes. It is a great way to connect with new friends and celebrate with your little ones. Check out this great collection of Halloween party games from Brit.co.
4. Create a Keepsake Craft
There are lots of simple ways you can create a handmade keepsake to celebrate your baby's first Halloween. Take a little time to craft with your babe and create something special that you can treasure for years to come. We love this DIY footprint art project from Where the Smiles Have Been.
5. Visit the local zoo
Local zoos and libraries often host Halloween celebrations that are perfect for little ones. This can be a fun way to meet new friends who have kids of a similar age. Check your local event calendar to see what family friendly programs are happening.
Don’t forget to pick up a pair of Organic Long Johns before the holiday if you are going to be outside. They are the perfect layering essential for keeping your baby warm on Halloween.
Halloween can be a great time to create memories with your babies and toddlers. How will you be celebrating Halloween this year?