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    Create an extremely dirt cheap costume with a box, a little bit of paint and some creativity

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    1. advent calendar (your face is the window)
    2. ambulance
    3. box of medicine or pills (advil, excederin, etc)
    4. bar of soap
    5. bird house
    6. book, book case, Bible, encyclopedia
    7. box of candy
    8. box of crayons
    9. box of popcorn
    10. box of shoes (e.g., Nike or adidas,etc) Just paint the side
    11. box of tissues
    12. box of toothpaste
    13. bus
    14. cell phone
    15. cereal box
    16. checkerboard
    17. chessboard
    18. claw game (like the kind you see at walmart as you enter)
    19. computer
    20. doghouse
    21. domino
    22. Empire State Building- paint windows all over it
    23. Fedex truck
    24. futuristic car
    25. head on a platter
    26. Hershey bar
    27. house
    28. keyboard
    29. kitchen sink
    30. large mirror (use tin foil for "mirror")
    31. Lego Block
    32. liquid soap container
    33. Mailbox (the old blue kind at the Post Office)
    34. monsters or animals
    35. old-fashioned phone booth
    36. over-sized street sign
    37. pack of gum
    38. patch of grass
    39. picture frame (with large photo inside)
    40. planter
    41. plate with knife, fork, spoon
    42. platter of fruit or food
    43. race car
    44. refrigerator
    45. report card
    46. rocket ship
    47. safe (with some cash or jewels spilling out)
    48. skateboard
    49. Skill Crane
    50. skyscraper
    51. stove
    52. sponge bob (after all, he's just a box!)
    53. subway
    54. telephone
    55. trains (go as a pair)
    56. Traffic Light
    57. truck
    58. UPS truck
    59. Vending Machine
    60. X-Ray Machine

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