• Empty cola bottles, a loose sock, leftover sheets of Japanese paper from your child's last school project -- these are things most moms would have at home. Throwing them away might be the natural thing to do (kalat lang yan!), but if you're on a budget (as most of us are) and would still like to make a quick and really easy Halloween costume for your child, these odds and ends will come in handy. Here are five costumes that are a cinch to make -- you'll wonder why you hadn't thought of them before:

    1. A cat mask and tail


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    2. A spotted cow shirt


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    3. An owl costume


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    4. A rocket accessory


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    5. A Piñata dress


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    Photos by Lai de Guzman. Crafts by Beam Mariano. Videos by Kass Makdessian

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