When Halloween rolls around again, parents have two choices. They can either spend a ton of money on a commercial Halloween costume or choose a cheap kids Halloween costume. Cheap Halloween costumes can be just as cool as the ones bought in stores and kids will get just as much candy either way. Here are the top 5 cheap kids Halloween costumes.
Kitty Cat – Girls can choose a pink or black sweat suit and accessorize with ears and whiskers. The ears can be created with a couple construction paper ears cut out and glued to the top of a headband. The whiskers can be drawn on the face with eyeliner. Total cost = less than $15.
Mom or Dad – Dressing up the kids in mom or dad’s clothes is a great cheap kids Halloween costume. The outfit is already there. Make sure to accessorize with items mom and dad use all the time to create a truly unique look. Boys can have facial hair drawn on with eyeliner to make them “look” older. Total cost = $0.
60’s Teenager – The 60’s look is one that never grows old. To create this cheap kids Halloween costume, visit a local thrift store and purchase a knee length skirt. Using a personal computer and iron on transfer, print out a poodle and iron on the skirt. Throw a white button up shirt on your little girl and give her pig tails to complete the look. White socks should be worn and black shoes to bring together the 60s look. Total cost = less than $15.
Rock Star – Boys love to look like a rock star for Halloween and the costume is easy to create. Just spike his hair up in a crazy rock star do and put on some torn up jeans. A guitar T-shirt and a cardboard guitar are perfect additions to this cheap kids Halloween costume. For an authentic look, give him a little eyeliner. Total cost – $0.
Dice – For kids that want to dress like something other than a person or kitty cat, try your hand at creating a dice costume. The dice can be created with a large box gathered from a local retailer. Tape one end of the box together and cut out the other end. Cut a hole in the top of the box large enough for your child’s head. Next, paint the entire box white. Once the paint dries, use a round plastic lid to trace circles on all visible sides. Paint the circles black and allow to dry for 24 hours. Total cost = less than $10.
This Halloween don’t fret about not having enough money for your child to have the perfect Halloween costume from some commercial store. There are plenty of cheap kids Halloween costumes that cost a fraction of the money of store bought costumes and look just as cool.
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