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Halloween Costumes: Spaghetti & Meatballs Costume

Spaghetti & Meatballs Costume

Total Time Needed: Afternoon Or Evening

FamilyFun reader Kelly Wright of Waukesha, Wisconsin, made this saucy costume for her 11-year-old daughter, Carol. All the neighborhood kids ate it up!


  • 2 cotton mop heads
  • red baseball cap
  • double-sided tape
  • metal colander
  • adhesive-backed Velcro
  • scissors
  • safety pins
  • red sweat suit
  • twenty-five 2-inch brown pom-poms
  • Italian bread bag
  • red sneakers


Spaghetti & Meatballs - Step 1

1. To make the headdress, tape the center of one mop head to the top of the baseball cap. Attach the other side of the mop to the inside of the colander with the Velcro.

Spaghetti & Meatballs - Step 2

2. Cut noodles of different lengths out of the second mop head. Working from the inside, push a safety pin through the sweatshirt and into some noodles. Repeat until the sweat suit has several bunches of noodles.

3. Tie a pom-pom meatball onto one noodle in each bunch. Use an Italian bread bag for treats and don't forget to garnish his sneakers with noodles.