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15 Best Halloween Toys For Toddlers

Updated 9 July 2020

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The spookiest time of the year comes around quickly after the summer has ended, so kids and adults alike are preparing for everyone’s favorite annual fright-fest, Halloween. But it‘s not just older kids that love to dress up and gorge on candy, toddlers want in on the action too. But what do you buy a toddler for Halloween, you ask? 

We bring you the best Halloween toys for toddlers on the market today, including everything from squishy eye-popping brains to spooky face paints. We filtered out those frustrating false reviews that try to manipulate your purchases, so our list includes only the toys with the highest recommendations from parents.

1Flippy Brain Squishy Eye-Popping Squeeze Fidget - Best Budget Option

This squeeze toy is designed to look like a brain and when you squeeze it, the eyes bulge out from the ball. It will make the perfect Halloween toy for toddlers. It is made from non-toxic, latex-free material and it is even colored to look like a real brain.

What we love

  • Eyes are firmly connected to the ball
  • Larger than other balls of its kind, making it safe for toddlers

We dont like this as much

  • It can be difficult to clean

2Boo: Peek-a-Flap Board Book - Best Eco-Friendly Option

Toddlers can learn to read with this beautifully illustrated book. It is made from a quality board, which makes it durable. This is helpful because it can withstand the destructive nature some toddlers possess. Inside the book, there are thick flaps that provide different textures and peek-a-boo surprises to keep them entertained.

What we love

  • Has 12 chunky flaps designed for small hands
  • Helps build vocabulary and fine motor skills

We dont like this as much

  • Part of a series but all are sold separately

3Fun Express Halloween Stamps

These stamps can be used for any Halloween-themed party, and they will allow toddlers to choose their favorite Halloween character to sport around on their hand or make different artwork with the simple push of the stamp.

What we love

  • Comes with six different stamps in six different colors
  • Has enough ink for 24 stamps

We dont like this as much

  • Once these stamps are used, they have to be thrown away

4TOP-TOY Flashing LED Gloves

These gloves will allow toddlers to shine and glow any time of the day, which is excellent for Halloween parties and trick-or-treating. The gloves have flashing rainbow LED lights. They are also made from a comfortable lightweight material that stretches.

What we love

  • Gloves require 2 batteries each, and they come installed with an extra set
  • Material is breathable

We dont like this as much

  • A bit difficult to wash

5Pin The Nose On The Pumpkin

This is a fun game that puts a fun Halloween twist to the party game “Pin the Tail on the Donkey”. It substitutes the tail of the donkey with the nose on the Jack-o-lantern. It comes with enough noses for 10 individual toddlers to play the game.

What we love

  • Pumpkin has an adorable face
  • Comes with everything, including a blindfold

We dont like this as much

  • Blindfold is made from cardboard and can be damaged if not careful

6Child Pinocchio Nose

Pinocchio is a fun tale about a wooden boy who has a dream of becoming a real boy, and with this toy nose, any toddler can live that dream and invent their fun costumes for various occasions. It is made from quality materials and is flesh-toned to blend into most complexions.

What we love

  • Has a stretch band to fit most toddlers heads
  • Fits easily over the nose but has holes to allow breathing

We dont like this as much

  • Rest of the Pinocchio outfit is sold separately

7Exquisite Horror Doll

This little doll is designed from squishy material that makes it excellent for toddlers that enjoy squishing things. The doll looks like a stitched up Halloween doll, and it is designed to be enjoyable for both boys and girls.

What we love

  • Easily squeezed
  • Isn't stuffed with any sort of hazardous material

We dont like this as much

  • After a while, the wrinkles remain after being squeezed

8Set of 5 Glow in the Dark Zombie Finger Puppets Halloween Zombies

These finger puppets are designed to look like zombies, and they glow in the dark, which will go excellent with any toddler Halloween costume. Each pack includes five different zombie puppets, but there are 60 different styles.

What we love

  • Made from soft rubber material
  • Comes with five finger puppets, one for each finger

We dont like this as much

  • Each set has a different color scheme that you cannot choose

9JINX Minecraft Skeleton Plush Stuffed Toy

Toddlers will enjoy this soft plush toy designed to look like the Minecraft Skeleton mob from the game. It stands 12 inches tall, and it is designed from soft polyester fibers that are gentle to toddlers’ skin.

What we love

  • An authentic toy licensed by Minecraft
  • Provides a cuddle plush to carry around

We dont like this as much

  • The polyester material can be difficult to wash

10Trick or Treat: Halloween Interactive Children's Sound Book

This is a board book that is littered with eye-catching illustrations, and it is a part of the Early Bird Sound Books collection. It comes with a handle, which makes it easy for toddlers to grip with their hands and take with them anywhere and 12 pages that are easy to grab and turn.

What we love

  • Part of a series of cardboard books
  • Illustrations are bright and colorful

We dont like this as much

  • It can only be purchased in cardboard form

11Feisty Pets Glenda Glitterpoop the Unicorn

This plush can go from an adorable character into a feisty Halloween version with sharp fangs. The plush is 8.5 inches tall, and she transforms with a quick squeeze to its ears, making her a formidable toy.

What we love

  • Made from quality polyester fiber
  • Soft and cuddly

We dont like this as much

  • Can only be surface washed

12Remote Control Spider

This is an 8-inch spider that is designed to look realistic. It comes with a remote control that even a toddler can use. It can make the spider go left, right, forwards, and backward. It is lightweight and easy to carry indoors and outdoors.

What we love

  • Looks realistic
  • Can crawl on most surfaces

We dont like this as much

  • Can’t control the spider’s volume

13Halloween Character Fun Coloring Activity Books

Coloring activity books can help toddlers to expand their artistic skills and develop fine motor skills. This set comes with 24 coloring books that are all Halloween themed to provide toddlers the chance to cultivate spooky creativity.

What we love

  • Each coloring book has 12 coloring pages
  • Each book can be used individually

We dont like this as much

  • Only comes with the coloring books but no coloring pens

14Halloween Temporary Tattoos for Kids

Temporary tattoos allow toddlers to express themselves, and these tattoos will let them pick and choose from some of their favorite Halloween characters and things from the holiday. The pack comes with 144 tattoos with an assortment of Halloween-themed tattoos in the set.

What we love

  • Toddlers can pick between six different temporary tattoos
  • Easy to use

We dont like this as much

  • Can be a bit difficult to remove entirely

15Face Paint Kit for Kids

It isn’t Halloween without face paint and with this face paint kit, your toddler can pick and choose from a variety of Halloween designs. This kit comes with face paint, glitter, hair chalks, and gems.

What we love

  • Comes with everything needed for an awesome face paint design
  • Easy to clean up and remove

We dont like this as much

  • Uses water-based paint which may easily wash away with sweat