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Are your kids ready to dress up and go trick-or-treating this Halloween? Here are five fun and easy-to-make Halloween costumes your kids are sure to love.

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Homemade Halloween costumes for kids

Despite our best intentions – and the constant reminders from little ones who are looking forward to a big candy haul – sometimes Halloween can sneak up and surprise us. But don't let a looming deadline scare you: These fast, affordable and and easy-to-make costumes are a real treat!

1. Mad scientist costume
Start with a T-shirt to fit your child (or yourself), add a few craft store standards, accessorize as much or as little as you like, practice your maniacal mad scientist laugh and you're good to go.

Find out how to make a mad scientist costume.

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