My kids have enjoyed a few Halloween nights but I still remember their first. My husband and I dressed the kids up, even when they were too little to understand the whole concept of Halloween or too young to enjoy the sugary fruits of their labour. I still have their first Halloween costumes.
Firsts are important moments for us parents and for the kids. If you’re looking for unique and memorable Halloween costumes to for that first trick or treat event there’s no better place to look than Etsy Canada. These 13 handmade costumes are just a few that I love.
Fairy Costumes from Melodylinen
With colourful tutus, a headband and shimmery wings what child wouldn’t look like an adorable fairy.
Burrito Blanket from Awesome Sauce Designs
Want to keep your little one wrapped up this Halloween? Why not in a burrito? Okay, a burrito blanket but still super cute.
Link Legend of Zelda from Strange Galaxy
The gamer in me loves this Link costume from Legend of Zelda. You’re child may not get the connection but those hip gamer parents will give you the nod.
Mummy Tutu from Elenas Little Shoppe
Tutus are so versatile especially when you see this take on a baby mummy costume. How spooky fun is this?
Hula Girl from Jackcosmo
Hula Girl was one of my favourite costumes as a kid but this hula costume has to be the cutest. For the boys you can still go beachy with a nice red lobster costume.
Woodland Pixie Twins from Mad About Colour
Twins are a whole other story. I’ve never had them but there’s something about dressing them in related costumes that you just can’t pass up, like this pixie and elf.
Peacock from Ashley Marie Berry
Not all babies will stand for over accessorized costumes that’s why using a child’s diaper cover as the base is genius. I really like the colours on this peacock costume.
Hungry Caterpillar from Amy’s Purls
Another great bunting style costume for wee ones is this hungry little caterpillar. The colourful stripes are recognizable to kids and parents alike.
Sock Monkey from IraRott Designs
A sock monkey is another recognizable character but instead of trying to get little legs and arms into sleeves try this cocoon design.
Baby Leprechaun from 2badmonkeys
How about celebrating another holiday during Halloween with this lucky little leprechaun and hat?
Owl Costume from The Eclectic Dandelion
I just adore these owl wings with mask. They are creative plus they are made with repurposed material. Ecologically friendly and fun.
LadyBug Cape from Loopde Lulu
Another great pretend costume. Whether it’s a fairy , an owl or a ladybug, wings are always a fun costume idea and great for pretend play afterwards.
Cabbage Patch Girl from Livwith Grace
Sometimes all a costume needs is the right accessory. This crocheted hat to resemble the hair from a Cabbage Patch kid is great and will work with any clothing you already have in the closet.
I am always amazed by the creativity of others when I visit the Etsy Canada shops. These are just a few of my favourite handmade Halloween finds. Your child will certainly make an impression in the neighbourhood wearing one of these unique costumes and they will make great memories to put away for when they are older.
Images courtesy of Etsy Canada shops