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How to Make a Mario Kart Costumes

Sara Eberle
Sept. 27, 2012

As part of the Care.com Halloween costume series, here is how to dress your kids up as Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Toad.

This Halloween, look to your child's Wii for inspiration. You can easily turn a group of kids into the characters from Mario Kart: Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Toad.

Mario

Materials:

  • Red felt
  • White felt
  • Batting
  • White paper
  • Red shirt
  • Blue overalls
  • Black eyeliner pencil or face makeup

Step 1: Follow these instructions for creating a Mario hat. Print out the logo.

Step 2: Put on outfit.

Step 3: Using a black eyeliner pencil or face makeup, draw a big bushy mustache on face.

Luigi

Materials:

  • Green felt
  • White felt
  • Batting
  • White paper
  • Red shirt
  • Blue overalls
  • Black eyeliner pencil or face makeup

Step 1: Follow these instructions for creating a Luigi hat. Print out the logo.

Step 2: Using a black eyeliner pencil or face makeup, draw a big "bushy" mustache on face.

Princess Peach

Materials:

  • Long pink dress
  • Yellow hair spray or long blonde wig
  • Crown
  • Blue jewel earrings
  • Parasol or pink umbrella

Step 1: Spray hair or put on wig, if needed.

Step 2: Put on dress. Put on crown and earrings.

Step 3: Open up parasol or umbrella and rest over shoulder.

Toad

Materials (Green and/or Red):

  • Chef's hat
  • Two squares of green or red felt
  • Fabric glue
  • Padding
  • White T-shirt
  • Hospital pants or baggy pants
  • Vest, preferably blue
  • Yellow duct tape

Step 1: Cut five medium sized circles out of felt. Glue to each side and top of chef's hat. Let dry. Add padding to inside of hat to be shaped like Toad's hat.

Step 2: Trim edges of vest with tape.

Step 3: Put on outfit: shirt, pants, vest and hat.

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