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16 Easy DIY Halloween Costumes

Dress up your kids in fun costumes you make with everyday household items. 

How to make a spelling bee costume
Photo: Glenn Glasser; Styling: Kristine Trevino

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How To: Make Spelling Bee

What You Need
Black leotard
Black tights
Black pipe cleaners
2 Hangers
Clear recycling bags
Yellow tape
Adhesive letters


1. Using yellow tape, make three large stripes on the black leotard, both front and back.
2. Stick adhesive letters on the leotard (in any fun and random order).

How To: Make Wings:
Take two hangers and mold into the shape of wings. Cover the wings with the plastic bags. Secure around the edges with glue.

How To: Make Antennae

1. Glue two pipe cleaners to the headband. Place adhesive letters on the pipe cleaners.

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