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Last Minute Halloween Costumes

You will be surprised at how you can create costumes from things you have at home. Search your toy box, kitchen and closets for ideas to get you going. Here are some simple and creative ideas:

Garbage Bag Costumes: Cut head and arm holes in bag

  • Bag of Chips - use chip clips and tape front of real chip bag on front and back of garbage bag)
  • Bag of Money or Money Tree - Use play money from dollar store and tape all over bag or just coming out the top. Add a hat/touque with money glued all over it.
  • Black Garbage Bag - Add yellow crepe paper stripes and headband with antennas out of pipe cleaners
  • Swamp thing - Glue leaves all over the garbage bag and a hat
  • Orange Garbage Bag - Be a pumpkin
  • Clear Garbage Bag: Fill with balloons and be a bag of jelly beans.

Other ideas:

  • Spa Girl - Bathrobe, Slippers, Facial mask, hair wrap
  • Hockey/Baseball player - Use your own equipment
  • Butterfly - Use own leotard and tights - make wings to wear
  • Construction Worker - construction hat, tools, boots, etc
  • Cat or Dog - Use leotard and tights - attach ears to a headband and make a tail.
  • Cowboy - hat, boots, chaps, toy guns
  • Ghost or Mummy - White sheet,
  • Hippie - Tye dye shirt, long hair wig, love beads etc
  • Punk Rocker - wild colored hair, black cloths and chains
  • Princess - crown, wand, frilly dress or cape
  • Glow girl or guy - purchase novelty flashers and glowsticks and wear them all over you
  • Greaser - Leather Jacket, tight jeans, white t shirt and gelled hair

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