6 Last-minute DIY Halloween costumes for kids

You've got hours to go before trick-or-treating officially begins, and you still don't have a costume. The stores are sold out and the kids are desperate. What's a mom to do? The following are six mother-tested and approved costumes that in some cases take minutes to make. Improvise if you don't have the exact materials, or pick up what you need on the cheap at a thrift shop. Profits from those sales usually go to charity.

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