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With our focus on super heroes we dressed up everyday as a super hero, even me.
We all wore capes for all of our activities, even the activities that weren't about super heroes just to feel super.

What was fun about this was The Dragons were ready to play pretend for all of their free time, they played out many movies and cartoons of their favorite super hero.
It was also a lot of fun every morning when it was time to go to the basement they all ran to put on their masks and capes.  They looked forward to dressing up everyday.  I loved how they each had a name I had to call them by when their masks were down or their capes were on.

To make the capes:
I made the capes using silk fabric.  I cut out the standard cape shape, slimmer at the top wider at the bottom, then sewed a small hem around the bottom.  I used some extra fabric to make the tie.  I made a large fold at the top of the cap for the string to fit through.  You could also use a safety pin or yarn.
It was neat to see how quickly The Dragons got into character once their capes were on.

With no suggestion from me they all took turns posing and asking for their picture to be taken.  I was more then happy to oblige.

Summer Dragon wanted to be a villain.  I edited parts of his picture to look like the drawing he had made.  He had fire power and control powers.

Doll Dragon wanted pink and purple.  She aided in her photo editing and came away from the heart idea she had made the first day, she now wanted to be cat girl.
She picked out the words to be said in the bubbles.  One of her powers is being able to mentally talk to cats. 

Little Dragon stuck with magic ice powers.  He is the only one who told me he was flying when I was taking his picture.  It was very important that I knew he was in the sky.

Not only did they enjoy posing but the next day I showed them their edited photos.  They were so excited! Little Dragon asked if it was real.
I would like to get them printed to send home with the kids at the end of the week.

Super heroes to the rescue! 

Thanks for reading and check out more of my super hero activities here.


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