Easy, Last Minute Kids Halloween Costume Ideas

A Bank Robber
A Bank Robber
A robber is a lot of fun and an easy costume to pull off. Black clothes and a ski mask are all you need. If you don't have a ski mask paint on some raccoon eyes. Paint a dollar sign on and old pillow case and you're ready to fill it with tricks and treats! (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
Raining Cats and Dogs
Raining Cats and Dogs
Put your kid's rain gear on them and attach dog and cat stuffed animals to an umbrella. You're "raining cats and dogs!" (Photo by JAY DIRECTO/AFP/Getty Images)
Lego
Lego
Cut two arm holes and a head hole out of a large cardboard box. Glue 4, 6 or 8 plastic containers (like sour cream or butter tubs) in two rows along the front. Spray paint the entire thing in their favorite Lego color! (Photo by MARCUS BRANDT/AFP/Getty Images)
Zombie
Zombie
Tear up some old clothes, a little green face paint and some fake blood. Instant zombie! (Photo by Frederick Florin/AFP/Getty Images)
Miss America
Miss America
Raid your closet and pull out an old party dress, add a Miss America Sash and a ten dollar tiara. Beauty Queen. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Prom Queen
Prom Queen
Prom Queen is similar to a beauty queen, no sash required. (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)
Clown Or A Hobo
Clown Or A Hobo
A clown and a hobo costume are actually very similar. Find too small and too large clothes for a comic affect. A clown is more colorful than a hobo and requires face paint and a wig. Hobo-clown is a fun hybrid. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)
Athlete
Athlete
Head out to the garage and pile some sports gear on your son or daughter, if you don't have any borrow some. Some kids might get a kick out of being a football player/ hockey player/ golfer. Zomibe cheerleader is also fun.(Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)
An Egg
An Egg
Gather up some white clothes and glue a yellow circle or two onto the stomach region. You're "Sunny Side Up." (Photoillustration by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)
A Bride
A Bride
Find an old wedding gown at a thrift store (or if your not too sentimental use your own!) Here comes the bride! Add some gore and blood for zombie bride! (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
A Hippie
A Hippie
Raid your closet for bell bottoms and tie dye. Add a bandana or some long strung beads. Peace! (Photo courtesy Pepsi/Getty Images)
A Grape Bunch
A Grape Bunch
Head to the dollar store and buy a bag of balloons. Safety pin green or purple balloons all over your son or daughter. They're a grape bunch! Use all the colors and they're a bubble gum machine! (Photo by FAROOQ NAEEM/AFP/Getty Images)
A Greaser
A Greaser
Do you have an old leather jacket and some hair grease, pomade or gel? You're an instant greaser! If your son insist convinced greasers are cool you need to expose him to more old movies and hot rod shows! (Photo by Alf Pergeman/AFP/Getty Images)
A Painter
A Painter
Take old clothes or some coveralls and splatter them in paint. Carry a clean paint bucket to collect candy. You're a painter! Construction worker is another easy option. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Die
Die
Find a large square box and spray paint it in your favorite color. Add dots. You're a die! (Photo by TIMM SCHAMBERGER/AFP/Getty Images)
A farmer
A farmer
A flannel shirt and overalls and an old trucker hat will transform your son or daughter into a farmer! Pig tails and freckles (i.e. draw some dots with eyeliner) are an adorable option for girls! (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)
A Scarecrow
A Scarecrow
Real scarecrows are made out of old clothes and a straw hat. Paint a triangle over their nose and send them out to trick or treat. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)
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