DIY Wordgirl & Captain Huggyface Halloween Costumes + How to Make Superhero Costumes

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baby dealsEliza left a comment on the Babysavers Facebook page this morning asking for some guidance on how to make a superhero Halloween costume. She wants to make her own Wordgirl and Captain Huggyface Halloween costumes for her toddler and infant to wear together. Cute, right?

My other DIY Halloween costumes posts have been about tutus, and I admit, I’d never heard of Captain Huggyface before (although the name had me laughing as soon as I read it!). A quick Google search told me that he’s Wordgirl’s little sidekick on the popular PBS show.

Once I knew who these characters were, a little more research turned up some great tutorials for how to make superhero costumes and specific instructions for DIY Wordgirl and Captain Huggyface Halloween costumes! Here’s what I found:

Do you have any other tips for making DIY Halloween costumes? Please share them in the comments!

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  1. I’m sure those will be very popular this year. Kids just love word girl and making costumes can be so much fun too

  2. These are great. Both of my boys love super hero anything. I am sure costumes like this are a big hit!

  3. Homemade costumes are the best, the usually last longer and have more sentimental value.

  4. I love homemade costumes. My youngest wants to be a road again this year. Use reflective tape to mark a road on a black sweatsuit, hot glue some cars on the road and you are all set. lol These are great costume ideas.

  5. This is when it becomes crystal clear that I don’t have little ones anymore. I have never even heard of those characters! However, the superhero theme is timeless!

  6. Adorable! We’re going as a family of different Superheros this year and these ideas rock!

  7. April Decheine says:

    That is pretty cool, my kids would of loved them.

  8. Thanks for the links! Those really will be popular costumes this year. My daughter is still into princesses and my 2yo is all about Spiderman! LOL

  9. My little dude is going as Buzz Lightyear & he’s kind of a super hero.. ish? 🙂

  10. My 2 year old LOVES huggieface – we may have to try this!!

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