KidsPost readers have come up with incredibly clever ideas for our Homemade Halloween Costume Contest. If you need ideas for this year’s costume, check out last year’s most clever entries, along with instructions for making them yourself. Who knew what you could make with boxes, duct tape, feathers and foam?
KidsPost Halloween Costume ContestToilet and plumber Zoe Q. Bell, 10, and Owen T. Bell, 7, Gaithersburg
Inspiration: "This year I'm a walking, talking toilet for Halloween, and my brother is the plumber. The idea hit me when I saw the brand new toilets at my school! Toilets are actually really fascinating." Supplies: White paint, a big box, white trash bag, toilet seat, flush handle and plunger. Amount of time to make: About 2 1/2 hours. Amount of grown-up help: "My mom and brother helped me assemble the toilet seat to the tank." Family photo