KidsPost Halloween Costume Contest
Dylan Koch, 6, of King George, Virginia
Inspiration: Dylan wanted to be a transforming Optimus Prime.
Supplies: Boxes, paper towel tubes, tires from a firetruck toy, spray paint, velcro, hinges and decals.
Amount of time to make: About two weekends.
Amount of grown-up help: Given Dylan's age, parents did most of the work, but Dylan helped with the design, stenciling and painting.