Easy-To-Make DIY Superhero Costume for Kids

Wearing a superhero costume might not be turning you into a real superhero. Unless you’re using a DIY Superhero costume that would give you an opportunity to look like a superhero without even bother spending a lot of money for.

Costumes are worn by people of every age from kids to adult. For adults, you may need to be a geek to wear a costume in an event like comic con or some other cosplay event. But for kids, they can wear costume everytime they want. Halloween is the perfect time to wear a costume for kids.

Being a superhero on Halloween would be fun for kids. They must have one superhero character that they love. For example, a little boy loves Superman, he will be very excited to wear a Superman costume. Let’s focus on that and let your kids be a superhero.

1. DIY Superhero Costume Captain America

DIY Superhero Costume Captain America


If your son wants to be Captain America for the Halloween this year, you can just to have this low-budget costume. No need to buy the replica or even a plastic shield of Captain America, you could actually make it on your own from a frisbee. It’s super easy and fun to make, even with your children.

In order to create the whole costume to look like Captain America, you’ll need:

  • Duck tape sheets
  • Elastic Trim
  • Frisbee
  • Foam Sheets
  • Blue T-shirt
  • Velcro

2. DIY No-Sew Supergirl Costume for Kids

DIY No-Sew Supergirl Costume for Kids


Who says that a superhero costume can’t be worn by girls? With a little bit of creativity, this costume is the kid’s version of Supergirl. It’s barely similar to the original Supergirl costume. This is simply another version of a superhero for your girls.

You don’t need to sew the accessories. All of them are separated. It’s very easy to make it in just a couple of hours.

3. DIY Batgirl Superhero Costume

 DIY Batgirl Superhero Costume


A Batman costume for a girl? No, it’s actually a Batgirl costume. A Batgirl seems to be ready to take over the Batman’s world with this cute costume. It’s pretty clear that your kids would look very adorable with this cute costume.

The tutu skirt is what makes this superhero costume, super cute. It seems like the tutu skirt would always work well with any type of superhero costume for a little girl. As you can see in the previous costume of Supergirl, the tutu skirt makes an endearing impact.

4. DIY Superman Costume for Boys

DIY Superman Costume for Boys


Actually, this costume is pretty simple. It’s a combination of clothes and accessories. This Superman costume consists of :

  • T-shirts
  • Leggings
  • Underwear
  • Belt
  • Cape

All of those elements made out of lycra or nylon swimsuit material except for the belt. So, the size won’t be a problem for your kids. Your kids might have a chance to wear the costume for years. The tricky part of making this Superman costume is the “S” logo. You need to use Lycra fabric for it which includes drawing and sewing.

5. DIY Clark Kent Version of Superman for Boys

DIY Clark Kent Version of Superman for Boys



This is probably the least a costume-like costume of this list. You’ll probably just need the ordinary shirt, pants, and shoes of your kids. The superman t-shirt inside the shirt and the geek glasses are the only accessories that represent the Superman theme.

This clever DIY superhero costume can be applied to other superheroes that have a disguise like Spiderman, Batman, the Flash, and many more.

6. Spiderman DIY Superhero Costume

Spiderman DIY Superhero Costume


Speaking of Spiderman, it’s one of the most popular superheroes among kids. You don’t wanna miss Spiderman in this list. Every kid wants to be like Spiderman who can jump around the city with its web. Give your kids a chance to play with their playful imagination and become Spiderkids.

Moms and dads would love this DIY superhero costume because it’s easy to make and required no sewing. You just need to buy the red sweatshirt, blue sweatpants, and a long-sleeve shirt in the blue color.

7. Deadpool DIY Costume for Kids

Deadpool DIY Costume for Kids


Even though the Deadpool character is a newcomer in the film industry which targets the teen to adult age, a lot of kids actually love it. The red and black character who plays a lot with its sword all the time seems to be fun for boys.

It’s a good option you can give to your kids for the Halloween costume or even just a play time with their friends or brothers. I guess this type of costume is pretty complicated to make but it’s still easy. It requires a bit of sewing for the mask which is actually used as beanie hat.

8. DIY Superhero Costumes for Siblings

DIY Superhero Costumes for Siblings


This homemade Halloween costume is created to be worn by daughter and son at the same time. The concept of this costume is the superhero sibling which is called Star Girl and Lightning Boy. Let your kids choose their favorite colors and applied it in their costume with this concept design.

It uses the classic form of superhero, tight suits, capes, and masks. Those are the most important elements of a classic superhero costume. Oh, wait, one thing that is also very important is the logo on the chest.

9. The Mighty Thor DIY Costume for Kids

 The Mighty Thor DIY Costume for Kids


The kind of costume that’s not simple. It requires a lot of work to make the helmet, the vest, and hammer. Your kids will easily be the little god of thunder a.k.a Thor. You need to get some floral foam and craft foam for this costume. If you plan to make everything yourself,  suggest you choose the other costume which is more simple.

10. DIY The Flash Kids Costume

DIY The Flash Kids Costume


Tell your kids to get ready to run as fast as possible with this The Flash costume. Your super-speedy son would enjoy running around the field wearing this red costume. To make this costume, you need to have a red long-sleeve t-shirt and red sweatpants. Don’t forget about the mask which has a simple design and pretty easy to make.

With all of those 10 DIY superhero costume ideas, your kids will be ready to enjoy their Halloween with pride. Superhero themes are the most favorite costume for kids because they love to play with their imagination and playful fantasy.

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