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Reader Andrea Aldarondo of Mount Sinai snapped a (Credit: Andrea Aldarondo)

Reader Andrea Aldarondo of Mount Sinai snapped a shot of her 2-year-old daughter, Grace, last year. "She loves strawberries, so her grandma made this costume for her," Aldarondo said. "She loved it so much she's wearing it again this year."

21 homemade Halloween costumes

Long Island parents get creative and make Halloween costumes for their kids. Here are some DIY costumes ideas. Submit pictures of your own homemade kids Halloween costumes.

--Compiled by Jennifer Berger

Reader Maggie da Silva of Brooklyn made a
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Reader Maggie da Silva of Brooklyn made a robot costume for her 2-year-old.

Reader Maggie da Silva of Brooklyn made a
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Reader Maggie da Silva of Brooklyn made a flower fairy costume for her 4-year-old last year.

Reader Denise Daney snapped a picture of her
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Reader Denise Daney snapped a picture of her son, Landon, when he was 14 months as "static cling."

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Reader Denise Daney snapped a picture of her
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Reader Denise Daney snapped a picture of her son, Landon, when he was 14 months as "static cling."

Premium Mickey Ice Cream

Reader Kelly Mueller of East Northport made Mickey

reader photosrepkellyReader Kelly Mueller of East Northport made Mickey Ice Cream costumes for her kids, when they spent Halloween in Disney World.

Shameka Dudley of Bay Shore made a Mr.
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Shameka Dudley of Bay Shore made a Mr. T costume for her son, Jonathan D. Lowe, who had a natural Mohawk, when he was 10 months.

A few years ago, reader Ross Goldberg of
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A few years ago, reader Ross Goldberg of Holbrook, turned his son Jamie's wheelchair into a bulldozer, complete with a candy bag underneath the bucket.

Three years ago, Melissa Phipps, made-up characters for
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Three years ago, Melissa Phipps, made-up characters for Halloween for her kids. Now 5-years-old Keith, loves the alphabet, so I made him a superhero: Alphabet Man. His baby brother, Graham, was Punctuation boy.

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Lindsay Charles of Valley Stream made a
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Lindsay Charles of Valley Stream made a "tooth fairy" for her oldest daughter years ago.

One year, reader Melissa Phipps son, Graham, 2
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One year, reader Melissa Phipps son, Graham, 2 years old, was Punctuation boy for Halloween.

Reader Melissa Phipps created a frog costume for
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Reader Melissa Phipps created a frog costume for her 5-year-old son, Keith. "He loves frogs so I used a green sweatsuit, with contrasting green felt," said Phipps. "For the head I used a baseball cap. I wrapped it in felt and added some foam googley eyes."

A reader photo taken by Jennifer Lania of
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A reader photo taken by Jennifer Lania of Bay Shore of her son, Carmine, as Tarzan when he was 16-months-old. "I made this costume from one yard if fabric I purchased at Walmart and sewed it by hand down to the little hand cuff and shoe muffs," Lania said. "I added the shark tooth necklace and everyone thought he looked so cute."

"Attack of the Birds"

Reader Karen Marvin of Babylon made this costume

reader photosbillyryanReader Karen Marvin of Babylon made this costume for her son, Billy. "Our inspiration was Alfred Hitchcocks: Attack of the Birds, and at age 10 kids are on the fence about really dressing up, but this one stole the show," Marvin said.

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Tick or treat my sweety

Karen, Billy & Ryan Marvin going trick or

reader photosbillyryanKaren, Billy & Ryan Marvin going trick or treating around the neighborhood in Babylon Village.

Reader Andrea Aldarondo of Mount Sinai snapped a
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Reader Andrea Aldarondo of Mount Sinai snapped a shot of her 2-year-old daughter, Grace, last year. "She loves strawberries, so her grandma made this costume for her," Aldarondo said. "She loved it so much she's wearing it again this year."

Shady Salesman - Wanna buy a watch?

Lisa Watson of Southampton snapped this picture of

reader photoslwatsLisa Watson of Southampton snapped this picture of her daughter, Tara when she was 10 (she's 16 now). She was Shady Salesman -- Wanna buy a watch?

"Need a toy?"

Lisa Watson of Southhampton helped her daughter, Tara,

reader photoslwatsLisa Watson of Southhampton helped her daughter, Tara, make this "toy" costume.

Let's Play!!!!

reader Michelle Nickerson of Greenlawn made an Indian

reader Michelle Nickerson of Greenlawn made an Indian costume for daughter Casey when she was 3 1/2 and a cowboy costume for her son, Ryan, when he was 1 1/2.

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Pretty Kitty

Reader Michelle Nickerson of Greenlawn made a white

Reader Michelle Nickerson of Greenlawn made a white cat costume for her daughter, Casey, when she was 5 1/2.

Ahoy Matey!!!

Reader Michelle Nickerson of Greenlawn dressed her kids,

Reader Michelle Nickerson of Greenlawn dressed her kids, Casey, then 4 1/2 and son, Ryan, then 2 1/2 in homemade pirates costumes for Halloween.

Roar!!!

Reader Michelle Nickerson of Greenlawn made a dinosaur

Reader Michelle Nickerson of Greenlawn made a dinosaur costume for her son, Ryan, when he was 3.

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