Making a Fake Microphone

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October 30, 2014

Pop Star MicrophoneMy daughter wanted to be a Pop Star for Halloween. She had all of the clothes for it but wanted to have a microphone. So I decided to make one for her.



  • 5/8 in wooden dowel
  • 2 1/2 in foam ball
  • black paint
  • paint brush
  • small saw (to cut dowel)
  • small knife (to cut foam ball)
  • hot glue gun
  • glitter (optional)


  1. Paint foam ball. Sprinkle with glitter (if desired) and allow to dry completely. Tip: I stuck it to the end of a fondue fork to paint it.
  2. paint foam ball 1
    add glitter
  3. Cut the dowel down to desired length. Then paint it with black paint. Allow to dry thoroughly.
  4. paint dowel 2
  5. Use a small knife to cut a hole in the bottom of the foam ball to insert the dowel. Then push the dowel into the hole so that it fits snuggly.
  6. cut hole in foam ball 1
    cut hole in foam ball 2

  7. Apply hot glue to the hole and insert the dowel. Set aside to allow glue to dry.
  8. add glue
    insert dowel
    finished microphone
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October 31, 2016

Here is a costume microphone for your budding pop star. Learn how to make it in this short video.

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