Most trick or treat times in the Ohio Valley are scheduled for Thursday night, so there is still a little bit of time to think of a Halloween costume for the kids this year.
Whether parents have been too busy with work or have fallen on hard times financially, buying a new costume every year can be tough.
Here's are five fun, cheap, and easy last minute Halloween costumes for kids.
Maybe there's nothing to wear because all your clothes are in the wash? Go as the washing machine, all you need is a cardboard box, some aluminum foil, a few white or light blue balloons, and some stray socks.
If you're looking for a good, clean costume, Rub a Dub Dub you can go as bubbles in the tub, just need some white or light blue balloons, a blow up pool toy, and a robe or swimsuit.
Or if you can't decide what to grab at the store, go as the store, a bag groceries only requires an cardboard box and some food boxes and wrappers.
If finding a costume for your kids seems like an unsolvable puzzle, a Rubik's Cube is actually an easy costume. You only need a cardboard box, colored construction paper and black electrical tape.
And finally, if you're looking for some food for thought, spaghetti and meatballs might be the costume for your kid if you have a paper plate, an old table cloth, some yellow or white yarn and some old tennis balls. Bon appetit.
All these costumes will cost on average less than $10 and the items needed can be found at any arts and crafts store or discount store.