BY A STAFF REPORTER: Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, bonfires, fancy dress parties, tours of haunted locations, watching scary movies, etc. Irish and Scottish immigrants brought this tradition to North America in the 19th century. During this time, children abroad dress up in various costumes and go from house to house to collect treats. Let's find out some special costume ideas.
Classic Ghost – One of the easiest and most iconic DIY Halloween costumes is the classic ghost All you need is an old white bed sheet. Cut two holes for your eyes and drop the sheet over yourself. Use a black marker to create a scary face. It's quick, easy, and sure to evoke a sense of nostalgia
Mummy- To make a mummy dress, you will need white cloth or gauze and some strips of old cloth. Wrap the strips around your clothing and secure them with glue or safety pins, leaving parts of the clothing visible for an authentic mummy look.
Wicked Witch- Channel your inner wicked witch with this dress. A long, black dress and a pointed hat are essential. Accessorize with a broomstick and green face paint. Get creative with your makeup to achieve the perfect magical look. To add a little extra flair, find a black cape or shawl to complete the outfit.
Zombies- Zombies are a Halloween staple, and it's easy to create a creepy zombie look. Tear and stain old clothes and use face paint or makeup to create rotting flesh and dark circles around your eyes. Mess up your hair and don't forget to walk in a zombie-like stupor for added authenticity.
Scarecrow – For a charming yet spooky DIY costume, consider going as a scarecrow. Wear old jeans, a flannel shirt and a straw hat. Draw a cute scarecrow face on your cheek and attach straw or straw to your dress. Complete the look with a few patches and a rope belt.