National Spaghetti Day 2020 Activity Sidekick

It’s Spaghetti Day!

Jan 4, 2021

This unofficial holiday celebrates a dish that is served with all different kinds of sauces, meatballs, and parmesan cheese.  Grab a fork, feed your residents, and learn all about this wonderful pasta. Here are some things you can do to help plan your Spaghetti or Pasta Day!

Activities that need little to nothing!

Make some Spaghetti!  Have an Italian theme complete with the red and white tablecloths and dripped candles. Save some tomato cans and wash them out, let them hold utensils, napkins, Parmesan cheese, breadsticks, or fresh herbs.  Try making two or even three different types of sauces.  See which they like best.  Here are a few of our favorites.

Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti

Spicy Tomato Cream Pasta

Homemade spaghetti sauce

Here are a few Movies with Great Spaghetti Scenes

  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, 2009, PG, Animation, Adventure, Comedy
  • The Apartment, 1960, Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Lady and the Tramp, 1955, G, Animation, Adventure, Comedy (2019 has a PG version that isn’t animated)
  • Elf, 2003, PG, Adventure, Comedy, Family
  • Eat, Pray, Love, 2010, PG-13, Biography, Drama, Romance
  • Brooklyn, 2015, PG-13, Drama, Romance

YouTube Videos

Funny Babies Eating Spaghetti Compilation

How To Cook The Perfect Pasta | Gordon Ramsay

How It’s Made – How to Make Spaghetti and Macaroni

How The World’s Biggest Pasta Factory Produces 1,400 Tons Of Pasta Per Day

Italian Dinner Playlist

  • Bruschetta Cheese, Daniele Benati, Fabio Di Bari
  • That’s Amore, Dean Martin, Dick Stabile
  • Black Coffee, Peggy Lee
  • Dream a Little Dream of Me, Louis Armstrong
  • At Last, Etta James
  • Hot Italian Pasta, Adam Gubman