An Everyday Superhero Celebration

How to Make DIY Capes and Masks
This DIY party honors real-life superheroes -- your kid and his friends!
Tara Donnec
Tara Donnec

Avengers Calling

Wardrobe boxes from a moving-supply store become a phone booth for heroes' quick costume changes.

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Cartoon Clouds

Tie up blue bedsheets and hang cardboard cloud cutouts for a comic-book look.

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

A Powerful Sweet

A couple of quick cuts and candy adornments transform a sheet cake into this superb shield.

Tara Donne
Tara Donne

Caped Crusaders

Make capes and cuffs from adult-size T-shirts and self-adhesive Velcro and masks from stiff felt and 1/4-inch elastic. Kids can adorn them with precut, self-adhesive felt shapes; adults can attach rickrack trim and ball fringe with hot glue.

Originally published in the May 2013 issue of Parents magazine.

Make your child's birthday special with these simple homemade costumes.

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