Author Topic: Last minute cheap/free ideas for Halloween?  (Read 1477 times)

Torran

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Last minute cheap/free ideas for Halloween?
« on: October 30, 2014, 10:42:01 AM »
So, I'll be looking after two little ones aged 5 and 8 (my niece and nephew) on halloween night, and I'd love to do many fun activities with them, but I'd rather not spend a fortune on halloween costumes/materials.

I've decided not to take them trick-or-treating due to the fact that we live in a city and I don't know their neighbours, and I don't want them to be disappointed if nobody answers their doors.

So far, my only idea has been to build a massive living-room den/fort, and then we can hang out in the den and tell spooky stories to each other.

Anyone else got any inspired, and cheap/free, ideas for ways to spend Halloween? Thanks :)

Torran

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Re: Last minute cheap/free ideas for Halloween?
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2014, 10:53:00 AM »
Oh wait now... I've just noticed there's a whole Mustachian Halloween thread! Ah ha.

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Re: Last minute cheap/free ideas for Halloween?
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2014, 07:32:25 PM »
Look for a costume swap in your area or let them play dress up with adult clothes that you don't care much for anymore.

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Re: Last minute cheap/free ideas for Halloween?
« Reply #3 on: October 30, 2014, 10:05:27 PM »
I am sure you can find some homemade costumes at home. worst case senario you can be ghost or a cowboy or make something out of cardboard with spray paint. Then drive out to the suburbs and go trick or treating. My favorite time of the year. I live in the burbs and see plenty of vans pull up and unloaded kids from a different hood.

Torran

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Re: Last minute cheap/free ideas for Halloween?
« Reply #4 on: October 31, 2014, 03:48:12 AM »
Thanks guys!