Halloween Tips and Tricks

NEW YORK - OCTOBER 31: Giuliana (R), 2, and Salvatore, 1, no last names given, celebrate Halloween in the Peter Cooper Village and Stuyvesant Town apartment complex October 31, 2006 in New York City. Millions are expected to attend the city's Village Halloween parade this evening. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

So you’ve waited until the last minute and all the good costumes are out. Maybe your little opinionated person wants a specific costume you can’t find. For whatever reason you find your kid costumeless the weekend before Halloween, D.I.Y. to the rescue!

Check out this slideshow of the best DIY kids costumes.  Some of these are SO easy (like the stick figure, or the 20 minute Statue of Liberty!) and some are so clever (gloves for antlers? Why didn’t I think of that?). But, baby gumball machine (slide 7), for the win…