Tap into your child's super-powered obsession with these fun pretend play superhero activities!
Kids love superheroes. What’s not to love? Strength, smarts, super powers, the ability to conquer an obstacle course in the blink of an eye!
Kids love superheroes!
Do you know what else kids love? Pretend play!
18 Superhero Activities for Kids to Conquer the World
Superhero activities are great as gross motor activities! Can you imagine all the running and playing they’ll do as they pretend?
Find more physical activities for toddlers to burn off their energy too.
Up, Up & Away to Pretend Play!
- Let the kids have fun making superhero cuffs like No Time for Flash Cards. Pretend play is always more fun when they make their own props!
- Twin Dragonfly Designs DIYed these easy to make superhero costumes on hand for super fun play at a moment’s notice.
- No-sew superhero masks are even easier for a last-minute disguise, like these from Paper Blog.
- Tales of the Scotts think every superhero needs the proper equipment. A Captain America shield will come in very handy for the rest of these superhero activities for kids!
- No need for a whole superhero outfit! The NutureStore has an easy tutorial to custom-make a super cape for your child today!
- Put on a super-powered puppet show with this easy pretend play idea from Glued to My Crafts.
Superhero Activities for Kids in Training
- Knock down buildings with one SUPER kick. Then have fun rebuilding the shoe box building all over again, try this idea from Super Dallin.
- Build a sticky spider web and have some spidey target practice.
- Melt the ice with laser vision to rescue your favorite superhero, just like Mark’s Super Blog.
- A superhero movement challenge from My Tortoise Mind is a cute idea for inside play or a birthday party!
- Blue Susan Makes thinks strength is a big deal for superheroes. Let your little hero lift styrofoam weights and build super muscles. From Blue Susan Makes.
- Pink Oatmeal created a cool gross motor superhero game to help your kids move and learn!
Fun Superhero Crafts for Kids
- Make a superhero self-portrait with your children, just like Elements of the Art Room.
- Superhero paper dolls are great for getting creative and they leave you with an awesome pretend play toy! Grab this idea from The Brooding Hen.
- Have some superhero fun in the kitchen making kryptonite candy with a recipe from Makezine. Just make sure to keep it away from Superman.
- Work together, like Fun Learning for Kids, to create a superhero city small world that will give the kids something to do for days!
- Teacher Idea Factory uses these simple art techniques to create a flying superhero picture featuring your own superhero! From Teacher Idea Factory.
- DIY your own Avengers-themed slime, times 4, with recipes from Modern Mom Life!