Party of the Month: Superhero Celebration

Katelyn Block, of Chandler, Arizona, channeled her creative powers to craft this party for her 3-year-old son, Hudson. See more of her ideas at

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Birthday Boy

Hudson the Hero is ready to save the day at his party.

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Leap Tall Buildings

Mini superheroes strike a powerful pose in a photo booth made of foam-core skyscrapers with yellow sticky-note windows.

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Seeing Stars

Katelyn used a cookie cutter to take simple peanut butter-and-jelly sandwiches up a notch.

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Cake Crusader

A homemade fondant replica of Hudson the Hero stood proudly on top of his birthday cake.

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Colorful Capes

A superhero party wouldn't be complete without the high-flying wardrobe.

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How to Make DIY Capes and Masks

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Snack Bar

Guests nibbled on fruit skewers and watermelon wedges. (Slice grapes for kids under 4 if you try it at home.)

Originally published in the March 2012 issue of Parents magazine.

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