Halloween Costumes: 5 DIY materials that won't break the budget

Planning and executing a DIY costume can be a fun creative project for kids and parents to work on together. Check out these five materials that can make for costumes on the cheap.

2. Get creative with cardboard

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Domino's Halloween pizza slice costume.

Costumes built out of cardboard can be ideal for kids because they can be built to wear over clothes and coats during trick or treating. While young kids will probably need help cutting the stiff board, they can take an active part in designing and decorating the costume. Cut some holes for arms and a head and you're halfway to a robot, a space ship, or a marshmallow. The options are bound only by your child's imagination. 

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