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DIY Superhero Costume Ideas

Superhero costumes can be expensive, so why not make one yourself? These DIY superhero costumes are easy to make and have been used by thousands of people to make their own.  Perfect for your kids to use for Halloween or dress up.

This list is full of some really great ideas.  Lots of:

This list should keep your little superheroes nice and busy.  These are all perfect for dress up or even Halloween.   A lot of them look like they would be pretty easy to make too!

DIY Superhero Costumes

Easy Superhero Costumes

DIY Superhero Costume Masks

Use these Girl Felt Superhero Mask Templates from Cutesy Crafts to make masks for your girl superhero costume.

Girl Superhero Masks

These Superhero Masks from Red Ted Art would be a fun craft and costume.


These Felt Superhero Mask Templates are one my most popular downloads. Great for costumes or dress up.

Felt Superhero Masks


Super Hero Costume Capes

Make some Superhero Cape and Cuffs from East Coast Mommy to go with your costume. They are no sew!

Cape and Cuffs

This Superhero Cape from Craftbits is adorable with the little monogram on the back.

superhero cape on a shirt

These Superhero Capes from Mama Smiles would also be fun and easy to make.

Felt Cape

Here’s another cape made from a t-shirt. Check out Upcycled T-Shirt Superhero Cape from You Brew My Tea.

T-Shirt Cape

This DIY Superhero Costume for Girls from The Chirping Moms looks easy to make.



Superhero Costume Cuffs

These DIY Super Hero Cuffs from Cutesy Crafts are made from felt. Make them to match your mask.

Spiderman Cuffs

I love the sparkle on these DIY Wonder Woman Cuffs from Sugar, Spice, & Glitter.

Wonder Woman Cuffs


Easy Superhero Costumes

This DIY Batgirl Costume from Cutesy Crafts is made from t-shirts!

DIY Batgirl Costume

Make an Upcycled Batman Costume from Red Ted Art.

DIY Batman Costume

This DIY Thor Costume from Oh The Things We’ll Make is so cute!

DIY Thor Costume

Love this Homemade Captain America Costume from Oh The Things We’ll Make. It almost looks store-bought!

DIY Captain America Costume

I hope you were able to find some fun DIY superhero costume ideas for your kids.  Mine are already asking for some more cuffs to go with their costumes.  I might just have to try out some of these ideas myself.  Make sure you check out these other things to make for kids and kids party ideas for more inspiration.

More Super Ideas

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Theresa Gallegos

Tuesday 10th of July 2018

Love it! We’ll make great use of the masks! Our church is having a VBS superhero themed.

Thank you so much!

Jessica @ Cutesy Crafts

Wednesday 11th of July 2018

You're welcome! So glad they are going to be used. Sounds like it will be a really fun VBS!

maggy, red ted art

Wednesday 2nd of May 2018

Oh my, so many cute ideas here! Thank you for including us! :-)

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