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Wednesday
Jul232014

Say YES to CAPES (ignore Edna Mode) plus how to make your own superhero cape

Find other bonus activities, a Teacher's Guide, printables, a guide for young readers about how the picture book NAKED! was created and more: Debbieohi.com/naked

I've been so enjoying hearing from readers about how children have been enjoying NAKED!. Quite a few have said that their young ones have immediately wanted to make a cape after reading the book.

Check out the great photo posted by my friend Brian Won, author/illustrator of the just-released HOORAY FOR HAT!:

Thinking about capes always reminds me of Edna Mode (one of my favorite animated characters of all time; my friends gave me a talking Edna for my office) in The Incredibles:

I encourage you all to ignore Edna Mode's "NO CAPES!" and do make your own. Just stay away from jet engines, okay?

Some videos about how to make a cape

How to make a superhero cape:

How to craft a no-sew cape costume:

How to make a cape out of a t-shirt in just a few minutes (some subtitle language not appropriate for young viewers):

If you prefer written instructions about how to make a cape:

How to make a cape (7 methods): from WikiHow

How to make a superhero cape - by Lara from HowDoesShe