Here are some suggestions to make homemade DIY super hero costumes for Halloween night. These super hero costumes for children and adults can be made with little effort for that last minute Halloween party.
There are always super hero costumes for sale during October and they look great and fine. But if you forgot to buy a Halloween costume for your kids or you don’t have the extra money, then you may be required to make a super hero Halloween costume at the last minute. Here are some of the best ideas on the internet for quick and easy Halloween costumes of some of the most famous superheroes of all time.
How to Make a Homemade DIY Last Minute Superman Super Hero Costume for Halloween
If you have a piece of red fabric or a red sweater, you have the most basic piece of a Superman super hero Halloween costume which is the cape. All you need is to find a way to tie corners of the red fabric or sweater on two ends for it to work as a Superman cape. Then find a light blue shirt and the same color pants. Lastly, with the extra red fabric, cut out a large “S” and sew or attach it to the front of the blue shirt. You could also check out crafts.kaboose.com for a very helpful instructional guide on how to make a Superman costume which you could use on Halloween night. Or you could simply print the Superman logo from springep.com.
How to Make a Homemade DIY Last Minute Thor Super Hero Costume for Halloween
The Thor super hero costumes are likely to be a big hit with the “Thor” movie coming out in 2011. The site of ehow.com has an excellent article on hot to make a Thor costume and you can find the instructions at this link. The most important parts of a homemade DIY Thor costume are the red cape, the blue shirt, the wing cap and Thor’s hammer. Try and make or buy a lightweight plastic hammer and never use a real hammer for a child’s Halloween costume.
How to Make a Homemade DIY Last Minute Captain America Super Hero Costume for Halloween
Captain America also has a movie coming out in 2011 and you can bet there will be millions of kids dressed up as Captain America for Halloween. All you really need for clothes for Captain America are items that are red, white or blue. Then, most importantly, focus your efforts on making the Captain America shield. Check out instructables.com for instructions on how to make a Captain America shield out of a BBQ grill, or this link for info on what a homemade Captain America Halloween costume can look like.
How to Make a Homemade DIY Last Minute Wonder Woman Super Hero Costume for Halloween
Do not forget about the young girls in your family at Halloween. Girls also want to be dressed as a super hero and Wonder Woman is a great choice. Check out the Wonder Woman costume for girls at amazon.com so you can see some of the basics for this costume. You will see that if you have a blue skirt then you can use that as part of the costume. Next find a red shirt for the top half. Of course Wonder Woman needs her powerful lasso so look for some yellow yarn that you can substitute as the lasso. It also helps to have the Wonder Woman logo on your costume so just go to this page to print out the logo.
How to Make a Homemade DIY Last Minute Hulk Super Hero Costume for Halloween
A Hulk super hero costume for Halloween is all about one thing and that is the color green. So make sure you find a green t-shirt and green pants. Then mess up your child’s hair. After that, find an old dress shirt that you can rip up or cut up and lay this over the shoulders of your kid. This accessory is supposed to indicate a shirt that was ripped when David Bruce Banner transformed into the Hulk.
DC Comics, dccomics.com
Marvel Comics, marvel.com
Make a Superman Costume, crafts.kaboose.com
Captain America: The First Avenger, marvel.com
Thor movie, marvel.com