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5 last-minute DIY Halloween costumes

In need of a Halloween costume ASAP? Don’t worry. We’ve got you covered with five fun and easy-to-make Halloween costumes perfect for all of your Oct. 31 festivities.

We’ve all been there. The end of the trimester is approaching, fall sports are starting to wrap up, temperatures are dropping and you are still dealing with the everyday stressors life throws at you. You get so wrapped up in all of the craziness and forget that Halloween is only two days away. But don’t fret. West Side Story put together a step-by-step guide of five last-minute costumes perfect for you to emulate this Halloween.

Penguin

What you’ll need:

  • White shirt
  • Black jacket/cardigan
  • Black pants
  • Black hat
  • Felt (orange, black and white)
  • Safety pins
  • Fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Pen/marker
The supplies you need for this costume include a white t-shirt, black pants, a black jacket and felt.

Louise Belcher from Bob’s Burgers

What you’ll need:

  • Green t-shirt or dress
  • Pink felt
  • 2 pipe cleaners
  • Plastic headband
  • Fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Pen/marker
Outline the shape of the bunny ear on the felt.

YouTube star Emma Chamberlain

What you’ll need:

  • Hooded sweatshirt
  • Scrunchie
Use a scrunchie to hold your hair in a high messy bun and throw on a hooded sweatshirt. If you feel like being extra, pretend to vlog with your phone or a camera all day.

M&M

What you’ll need:

  • Colored t-shirt
  • White felt
  • Fabric glue
  • Scissors
  • Pen/marker
Outline an "m" on the felt. It may help to look at a picture of a package of M&Ms as a font reference.

Theater Thug from Drake and Josh

What you’ll need:

  • Flannel
  • Black hat
All you need for this costume is a flannel and a black hat. Feel free to flash some monopoly money as a prop.
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