Top 5 Easy Kid Halloween Costumes

Use Items From Around the House!

Has Halloween snuck up on you (again!)? Here are 5 easy kid costumes made with things you already have around the house.

And if you happen to have extra time…consider a Halloween costume swap with friends. Or go to your local thrift shop where you can find clothes for a disco costume, 80’s costume or sports costume…for cheap.

Caroline Fernandez shares family friendly activities and tips on her site Parent Club. She is the author of Boredom Busters (Silver Birch Honor Book Award) and More Boredom Busters available in bookstores everywhere. Read her at and follow her on twitter @ParentClub

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