All you need is a cape for hours and days of engaging imaginative play! Think of all the things a child can pretend with a cape. Encourage your children to pretend to be a . . .
Add more fun props to extend the imagination and play time. You can add a . . .
- Magnifying glass
- Bow and arrow
- Sidekick (all superheros need a sidekick, right?)
- Cardboard box
- Dress-Up Clothes
- Fantasy Play Mat
It's always fun to tie pretend play into picture books. How about these fun, superhero themed books?
The Astonishing Secret of Awesome Man by Michael Chabon, illustrated by Jake Parker
Eddie Gets Ready For School by David Milgrim
Superhero Squad: Catch That Crook by Chris Strathearn
What other ideas do you have for pretend play with capes?