A large square box or trash bag can be transformed into several cheap, easy last minute Halloween costumes:
Cut out holes in the box for your head and arms, spray paint the box white and put some black dots on it and become “Dice”. This is a great cheap Halloween costume for a couple, two can become “Paradise”.
You can spray paint the box yellow, glue some yellow sponges on it and become “Sponge Bob SquarePants”.
Use a large clear trash bag and cut holes out for your head and arms, tie around your waist or hips and fill the clear trash bag with small, various colored balloons and become a “Bag Of Jelly Beans”.
Do the same thing with a brown or black trash bag and glue or paint a big M on the front and become a “Bag Of M&M’s”.
Use a large black lawn and leaf trash bag and cut out holes for your head and arms, tie the opening of the bag around your waist or hips and put on a pair of sunglasses and become a “California Raisin”.
Use black eye makeup to blacken one eye and wear a shirt with a P on it or make a sign to wear around your neck that has a P on it and be a ‘Black-Eyed Pea”
Hang a calendar page around your neck for the month of May and glue some Trix cereal on it and become ‘The Matrix”.
Glue some small boxes of cereal on an old sweat shirt along with some plastic knives, add some fake blood to the knife points and cereal boxes and become a “Serial Killer”.
Hang a flashlight from your neck to become a “Flasher”. Wear a trench coat and have bare legs showing from the bottom of the trench coat for more dramatic effect with this Halloween costume.
Blow up green or purple balloons and attach them to the same colored shirt and become a “Bunch Of Grapes”.
Wear a red and white striped shirt, blue jeans, tennis shoes and a hat to become “Where’s Waldo”.
Dress in black shirt and pants and attach a large yellow ribbon all the way down the front and/or back of your body. Attach a couple of match box cars to the ribbon, type and print out some road signs and attach along the yellow ribbon and become a “Road”. This cheap Halloween costume has endless possibilities with the road signage and the placement of the road signs.
Old high school or college graduation gowns and caps can instantly transform you into the “Graduate”.
With a large orange sweat shirt and some black fabric craft paint you can become a “Pumpkin”.
With a blue bridesmaids dress and horns for your head, you can become “Devil With A Blue Dress On”.
Glue or sew a few colorful felt flower petals to a headband and wear the headband encircling your face along with green clothes and you can become a “Flower”.
Fun Halloween costumes don’t have to cost a lot of money, use items you may already have on hand to make one of these 17 cheap, easy last minute Halloween costume ideas.