Party of the Month: Superhero Celebration

snack bar: fruit skewers and watermelon wedges
Courtesy of Katelyn Block
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 domesticcharm.blogspot.com.
Courtesy of Katelyn Block
Courtesy of Katelyn Block

Birthday Boy

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

Plus: Try our "Best-Ever Birthdays" newsletter. Just enter your child's birthday and we'll send you a week-by-week planning guide starting four weeks before the big day.

Courtesy of Katelyn Block
Courtesy of Katelyn Block

Leap Tall Buildings

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

Courtesy of Katelyn Block
Courtesy of Katelyn Block

Seeing Stars

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

Courtesy of Katelyn Block
Courtesy of Katelyn Block

Cake Crusader

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

Courtesy of Katelyn Block
Courtesy of Katelyn Block

Colorful Capes

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

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

Courtesy of Katelyn Block
Courtesy of Katelyn Block

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.

Share the gallery


All Topics in Birthday Party Themes


Parents may receive compensation when you click through and purchase from links contained on this website.