With Halloween just around the corner, it’s inevitable that some of us will be scrambling to find last-minute Halloween costume ideas—because, well, life gets busy! Time seems to fly by and our intentions to have things in order for upcoming events gets lost along the way. Holidays sneak up on us and we find ourselves unprepared for the festivities. Enter: stress. Don’t panic! While not ideal, there are ways to manage the chaos of last-minute planning. And the good news is that when it comes to Halloween, many of our kids will be so distracted at the thought of a sack full of candy (or candy alternatives), they won’t be too concerned with what they’re wearing. But nonetheless, here are ten last-minute Halloween costume ideas that are easy to pull off.
You’ll need: khaki pants or shorts; tan or white shirt; hat labeled “Zookeeper”; hiking shoes or rain boots; stuffed animals; binoculars; set of keys attached to a belt
You’ll need: solid color top and bottom; bunny ears
You’ll need: all-black clothing; a witch’s hat
You’ll need: colorful leggings, tank top; headband; yoga mat
You’ll need: black top and bottom; black shoes; cat ears; tail; painted-on whiskers and nose
Mustard or Ketchup Bottle
You’ll need: red or yellow clothing (labeled shirt if you want); white hat (bottle cap)
You’ll need: tinfoil hat; Hershey sign
You’ll need: white t-shirt with yellow circle of felt in the middle; devil horns and tail
You’ll need: white bed sheet with two holes cut for the eyes
Men in Black
You’ll need: black suit and tie; sunglasses
Looking for more Halloween costume ideas? How about a tree, raccoon, or gnome!