How to Create Dr. Cockroach Ph.D. Costume

Monsters vs Aliens is one of the hit movies in 2009 for children. For your next child’s birthday part or costume party consider Dr. Cockroach from Monsters vs. Aliens. Dr. Cockroach has a Ph.D. and considers himself a mad scientist. Dr. Cockroach used to be human, but an experiment went very wrong transforming his head into that of a cockroach.

##Materials Needed:##

* Brown body suit

* Brown gloves

* lab coat

* Brown fabric

* Black pants

##Instructions:##

Step 1: You can find materials you need at a thrift store as well as at www.joann.com. The fabric needs to resemble a cockroach in color.

Step 2: The main part of the costume will be the cockroach body. For this you will need a brown long sleeve body suit.

Step 3: Complete this part of the costume with matching gloves.

Step 4: Over the body suit wear the white lab coat buttoned.

Step 5: Also put on the black pant. Your shoes should match the pants in color.

Step 6: The hardest part of the Dr. Cockroach costume is the head. You may want to get a mask with the proper look. However, you can make your own. You will need to get brown fabric that matches the body suit. You will want to get some bunting as well. The bunting will help you get the shape of the head. You can use your own eyes and head for the costume by making a hood. On top of the hood you will need to add two brown pipe cleaners. These pipe cleaners will act as antennas of the Cockroach.

This will complete the Dr. Cockroach costume for you or your child!

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