15 Baby Carrier Costume Ideas For New Parents

Dressing up is a little harder to do with infants since you have to factor in a baby carrier.

With September in full swing, it’s only a matter of weeks before we get to October – one of the best times of the year. Given the current global climate, we’re not quite sure where we stand with Halloween. But even if we can’t go out and celebrate this year, we can still dress up and observe Halloween within the safety of our homes. And that will most likely be the safest option for those families who have small kids or infants.

Dressing up little kids is always a Halloween highlight for parents, especially if you want to do family-oriented costumes. While dressing up in matching or complementary outfits with your kids is fun and adorable, it’s a little harder to do with infants since you have to factor in a baby carrier. For most parents, the easiest and hands-free way of toting around their baby is using a baby carrier. But how do you dress that up exactly?

Well, below are 15 super cute ideas for parents with babies on how to incorporate baby carriers into the mix.

Check them out:

1. Secret Service Agents

Just like the president of the US, your baby needs round-the-clock protection. Why not dress up like it for Halloween?

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Ladies and gentlemen, Make way for the future President of the United States. #halloween #babycostume #secretservice #babybjorn #babycarriercostume #govote #ivoted #vote #riverlandterrace #buckforpresident2055 #buckforpresident #homemadecostume #babybuck #8monthsold #firsthalloween @roosterwalk #potus @thedad

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2. Spiders and Webs

This is a very creative idea for a costume. And the best part is that it looks pretty easy to put together.

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My itsy bitsy spider Finn is all ready for Halloween together! I had so much fun putting together this baby carrier costume! I used my @infantinobaby carrier, some fabric I had laying around, a free skirt pattern from @kmakesthings , a chalk marker, and some pipe cleaners. I've put up a blog post with all the details πŸ•·πŸ•ΈπŸ•·πŸ•ΈπŸ•·πŸ•Έ

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3. Unicorns and Rainbows

Here’s a fun and colorful idea that is sure to brighten up your Halloween in quarantine.

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4. Magical Mandrakes

For those who have a nerdier side and want to let it shine, you can get creative with an idea like this. Plus it’s great for getting the whole family involved.

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Trunk or Treating at Robert Mills Historic House! We solemnly swear we are up to no good πŸ˜€ #happyhalloween #babywearing #robertmillshouse #trunkortreat #harrypotter #mandrakebaby #pottermore #harrypotterforever #herbologyclass #gryffindor #halloween2016 #pinterest #pinterestwin #babycenterboo #BabbleHalloween2016 #babysfirsthalloween #babybjorngiveaway #babycarriercostume #babycarrier

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5. Sticking to Classics

Simple. Adorable. Classic. Sometimes sticking with the tried and true is the best idea.

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#halloween is coming!! This #babycarriercostume is brilliant!! Come see us in #manhattanbeach and @thepoint for more options!! Big kid costumes too!!

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6. Mermaid Baby Carrier

Here is a cute example of how to get the mermaid effect on a baby carrier.

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Which way to the beach?!? πŸŒ… #babycarriercostume #halloweeniscoming #mermaidcostume #babywearing @ticklesandtoots

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7. Cops and Robbers

Another great idea for involving the whole family – plus the baby gets the most important role of cash money.

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I gotta lot more than money in this bag of loot! #pintrest #PoliceFBIandBurglar #maddiesworthmorethananybagofmoney #babycarriercostume #maddieisinthebagofmoney

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8. Popcorn

Another simple yet adorable costume idea for your baby’s carrier.

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#halloween #babycostume #babycarriercostume #popcorn #infant #sleptthroughthenight #costume #felt #gluegun #DIY #mirakelemilie #firsthalloween #popcornhat #popcorncostume

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9. Baby Owl

This one might take a little bit more effort, but the results look worth it.

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Owl Costume for baby carriers! Www.etsy.com/shop/EMBabyBoutique #halloweencostume #babyhalloweencostume #babycarriercostume

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10. Weathering Storms as a Family

Sunshine, rain, clouds, this costume has it all!

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Behold! The Sun Showers Family! Featuring Mama Sun, Papa Rain and Baby Clouds 🌦 #happyhalloween

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11. Carlos and Allen from The Hangover

It’s insane to think that The Hangover is now 9 years old. Regardless, the comedy remains a classic. And this costume idea is a very easy, no-fuss way of dressing up your baby’s carrier for Halloween!

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The Hangover. Myself as Alan and baby Gwen as Carlos. Nailed it!! #babycarriercostume #babycostume #halloween #slay #thehangover #carlos #growingupgwenevere

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12. Mommy Shark Do Do Do…

Use your baby’s carrier as part of a diver’s suit and dress up as a shark – great idea!

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Just a friendly reminder that the ocean is dangerous place πŸŒŠπŸŠπŸ½πŸ¦ˆπŸŽƒπŸ¬πŸ­. #happyhalloween #halloween2017 #joeylucca #costumewin #trickortreat2017 #trickortreat #halloweencostume #familycostumes #scubadiver #sharkbait #sharkcostume #scubasteve #diyhalloweencostume #diy #pinterestwin #wewonhalloween #ergobaby360 #babycarriercostume #babiesofinstagram #toddlersofinstagram #toddlercostume #growingupgerber #creativecostumes #ellenratemybaby #nubyusasearch @nubyusa @ergobaby

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13. Where the Wild Things Are

This is a great group costume if you have a big family, and it’s quite creative too!

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Happy Halloween. Not sure how many more I get to do a carrier costume, but we worked it in again this year and had so much fun as Wild Things. #theartofcloseness #babywearingeducator #cincinnati #devauloween #halloween2017 #wherethewildthingsare #wildthings #babywearingcostume #babycarriercostume

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14. Boo!

This is another perfect example of how classic simplicity can make some of the best costumes.

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My future real estate agent joined Corey Johnson of Atlantic Home Loans and I on our Trick-or-Treat marketing campaign this evening πŸ‘» . If you know anyone looking to buy, sell or refinance, please send them our way. We sell BOO-tiful homes! πŸ‘»πŸ‘»πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜πŸ˜ . #cecilcountymaryland #halloween #cecilcountyhomes #marylandrealtor #halloweenmarketing #babyghost #babycostume #firsthalloween #maryland #marylandrealestate #pennsylvaniarealtor #chestercountypa #chestercountyhomes #chestercountyrealestate #realestate #babycarriercostume #trickortreat #bootifulhome #halloweenhome #workingmom #realtorlife #workingmomlife #futurerealtor

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15. Beaver and Lumberjack

This is an adorable way of covering up the baby carrier – just use it to turn your baby into a beaver and you can easily dig around in your closet for a flannel. Costume crisis solved!

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Can’t wait to see the pics from today from @oakwoodvillagerphotos! Thanks @the.robi.family for snapping this behind the scenes shot! #beaverandlumberjack #babycarriercostume #momswhocraft #halloweencostume #beaver #lumberjack #riverbird #bettydoesmatleave #torontomoms @judefreeman @team.nomad

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