Remember bringing home that cute little bundle of joy? That cute squishy phase is long gone, you are left with tiny little balls of insanity rampaging thru your house. Since they're already running around, on what appears to be super human energy, why not get them some fabulous accessories? A snazzy cape gives that rampaging a purpose (in their mind), a fun mask gives them invisibility (in their mind) not to mention it makes them super adorable (in your mind!).
You'll find all kinds of free super hero patterns & designs on this page. They range for super complex to no sew...but they are all adorable! You'll find several different options for patterns, if you can't find what you need just add a comment on the bottom & I'll track it down for you!
They Need a Mask!
With super powers comes a need for privacy! You can choose from 7 different patterns...or get creative & make your own. This are not only adorable they can be made either buy sewing or with craft glue. This is the perfect solution for a toddler super hero anonymity issue.
If you're looking for a cape with an actual super hero logo this girl not only has a great cape pattern but the logos as well! This has a bit of sewing, the logos will be the tricky part but the directions are very easy to follow.
I love these so much more than store bought, they are just more personal...in fact I can see adding their name on the cape as well!
DIY Superhero Cuffs
How fabulous are these!? They are super easy & look amazing, I love the little button to turn it into a communicator. This will be a huge hit for any kids, it's definitely on my to do list.
Make Some Super Hero Boots
If you looking for a great alternative to the kids running around in their snow boots all year these super hero boots are it! They are light & fun, the kids will love them...and you'll cut down on that sweat foot smell!
Super Hero Kits!
Not everyone is super crafty, it's Ok...that's why they make these handy kits! The kids can get in on the action with these and help in the design process.
DIY Super Hero Kids Mask
These are designed for lots of play time & are made of several layers of felt to really last. The tutorial is fairly simple & very easy to follow. The colors are up to you, plus don't forget the fab embellishments!
Super Simple Kids Cape!
If you're not so crafty, yet your kid needs a cape then this is the project for you! It's literally made from an old shirt & could not be easier. This is a 5 minute project & it will take longer to find the shirt than make it!
Trick Out Their Shoes!
No matter what kind of hero your kid wants to be these are just to adorable & easy to pass up! What kid wouldn't love these on their shoes? No kid of mine.
They Need Pants!
For some reason the manliest guys out there wear tights....that's just not going to fly in my house. But these groovy sweat pants got a makeover & now they are ready for crime fighting. Perfect for running around the house, and frankly I'm just happy they have pants on!
These are good for everyday action hero fighting or even a Halloween costume.
Make a Custom Cape!
If you want to steer clear of mainstream characters then this tutorial is perfect for you. These are a well designed craft project that willl take a couple hours. The end result will be a custom cape that will last for years, totally worth the time!
Don't want to make a cape?
It's OK, now every one wants to sew up a cape. These are the cutest ones I've found...I especially love the pink one! When I was a kid we had to live like animals & use towels with a safety pin if we wanted a cape!
DIY Superhero Kids Costume
I love everything about this one, the colors, simple design & even the cute little mask! This is pretty much perfect for any kid, just add in their favorite colors & their initial.
Make a Jet Pack!
Not all super heroes can fly, but this groovy jet pack should fix that! It's a super easy project that the kids will get a kick out of. You just need a couple soda bottles, cardboard, felt & elastic.
Captain America Shield!
This creative project involves a Frisbee & a little spare time to create an awesome shield! You can make this to look just like Captain America or you can mix it up. This person made a Ninja Turtle Version that is adorable!
The Full Monty
Yep, this tutorial covers the making of the boots, caffs, mask & cape. This is so flipping cute I'm not sure I can stand it! I love everything right down to the little tutu she's wearing. Top on my list for any kids gift...I hope my friends like super heroes.
Stuff You Can't Make...
While you can make tons of super hero accessories...some things just have to be bought. Honestly it doesn't matter what characters you are creating. Any of these items will fit right in with the custom super hero your kid is designing in his/her head.
What did you think?
nonya222 on February 24, 2014:
My grandchildren will love this! Very cool indeed.
Susanna Duffy from Melbourne Australia on February 23, 2014:
Love those Super hero boots!
psiloveyou1 on February 22, 2014:
These are so much for kids!! Great lens.
Merry Citarella from Oregon's Southern Coast on February 21, 2014:
How fun and clever! Sounds much more fun to make something like these than buying some of the cheesier costumes (not all are, I know). Love it!
Susan Deppner from Arkansas USA on February 21, 2014:
Our best friend in Virginia Beach made my boys capes for their birthdays back when they turned 4 and 7. She used a big, bronze-colored, shiny, satin-ish sheet that she found at a yard sale with some colorful binding for a tie around the neck. Those were the best gifts EVER for those boys. They used them for years. Love that you made this lens!