Every one of us has a teeny tiny superhero at home:

Your little one probably runs around all day long doing “pew! pew! pew!” at your pet.

You can actually help make your child’s fantasies even more real.

Just imagine the joy of seeing a little batman grin like the grinch.

Use these superhero fancy dress ideas and get your child the right superhero costume.

In fact, it probably doesn’t even matter which superhero fancy dress ideas you pick because your kid may want more than one!

With cheap superhero fancy dress costumes available in the market and multiple homemade superhero costume ideas, this poses no problems whatsoever.

Why don’t you spark your child’s imagination even more by dressing him up in one of the following top 6 superhero fancy dress ideas for kids?

We’ve even included links to our superhero fancy dress DIY guides with this list.


Krrish fancy dress costumeImmediately after Krrish came out, the superhero became an icon for all the toddlers in India.

Krrish’s popularity lies in the fact that he combines elements all the famous superheroes.

These include Spiderman, Superman, and even X – Men into an Indian setup.

It is without a doubt one of the best Indian superhero fancy dress ideas for kids.

The Krrish costume isn’t that difficult to build at home so long as you have a guide to fall back on.

On the other hand, there are good Krrish fancy dress costumes online that you can buy at competitive rates.

Here’s our guide on how to make Krrish fancy dress at home.


Superman fancy dress costumeSuperman’s the oldest superhero ever:

No wonder that he’s a perennial favourite with children.

In fact, when it comes to superhero fancy dress ideas for kids, the first thing most people think of is a Superman costume.

The popularity of Superman is such that there are a wide variety of costumes available for purchase in the Indian market.

These range from being extremely low quality and cheap to being top quality and fairly expensive.

We’ve found them all for you:

Some Superman fancy dress costumes are really cheap and also very versatile. This means that they’re available in different sizes.

These sizes are categorised into age groups with the more common groupings being 3-5 Years, 5-6 Years, and 7-8 Years.

On the other hand, there are also Superman fancy dress costumes that are of great quality. These can be worn again and again.

Muscles Superman fancy dress costumeWe actually saw one costume online that was based on Superman’s costume from the film Man of Steel.

In our humble opinion, that particular costume was way cooler than the classic versions of the outfit.

There was even a Superman fancy dress costume that had inbuilt lighting.

No kid could resist that!

That costume with LED lights was also the best in terms of quality. Trust us, we really scoured the internet.

Even though it’s easier to buy the Superman fancy dress costume, some people might choose to build it at home.

If you are one such individual, then we have a step by step process on how to make a superman fancy dress at home too.

Here’s our guide on how to build Superman fancy dress costume at home.


Supergirl Fancy Dress Costume for KidsDoes your daughter wants to be a superhero too?

If your answer is yes, then one of the best and easiest superhero fancy dress ideas for girls is Supergirl.

The Supergirl costume isn’t available in the Indian market because she isn’t as popular as Superman.

Still, you have the option of buying a Superman costume and modifying it for your daughter.

Also, creating a Supergirl costume at home is even easier than making the Superman costume.

Here’s our Supergirl superhero costume DIY guide that you can use to make this fancy dress at home.


Spiderman fancy dress costumeSpiderman loves to have fun:

Kids love to have fun as well:

It’s a match made in heaven when it comes to superhero fancy dress ideas for kids.

The downside is that it is incredibly difficult to make Spiderman costume at home.

There’s no way that you can include this in a list of easy superhero costumes.

Still, nothing is impossible when your child’s happiness is on the line. There are two options available to you if your child loves Spiderman.

The first is to buy the Spiderman fancy dress online:

We found a three different types of Spiderman costumes available online.

The cheapest happened to be the most versatile as well.

It was available for kids in three different age groups. These were 3-5 Years, 5-6 Years, and 7-8 Years.

Cheap Spiderman fancy dress costumeWhile these Spiderman fancy dress costumes may be the cheapest, they aren’t the best.

There are a few available online that are slightly more expensive but well worth the price if it is quality that you desire.

Then, there’re these Spiderman fancy dress costumes which actually come with props and padding for muscles that make the little Spiderman look even more real.

In case you don’t want to spend any money on your child’s fancy dress costume, then you always have the option of making the costume at home.

This will require some hard work but if you do it right then you can make it work.

We’ve prepared a special Spiderman fancy dress costume DIY guide to help you along.

Here’s our guide on how to build Spiderman fancy dresses at home.


Light up batman fancy dress costumeThis costume may have the same effect on your husband as it does on your kid.

Particularly if your child is called Gautam or Gautham.

Amongst all the superhero fancy dress ideas for kids, only Batman can compete with Spiderman and Ben 10 in popularity.

Batman is a more serious superhero but that doesn’t make him any less attractive to children.

The best part about a Batman fancy dress is that there are two versions that you can target.

There is the classic Batman with the grey and black suit and there is the modern Dark Knight with his all-black, wicked, body suit.

Take your pick, because both are instantly recognisable.

You can either buy a Batman fancy dress costume or make one at home.

If you want to buy, then you’ll find multiple options available to you on Amazon because Batman, like Spiderman and Superman, is quite famous.

Batman Dark Knight fancy dress costumeWe’ve gone through various costumes available online and let us tell you that there are many.

It’s only good for us parents because we get to pick from different prices and looks too.

We actually found Batman fancy dress costumes that ranged from dirt cheap to exorbitantly expensive.

At the same time, we found fancy dresses that were extremely gorgeous and realistic.

There was even one with lights! Needless to say, this one was one of the most expensive.

Sadly, the quality of the cheapest one was as low as its cost.

If you go through the results and can’t find anything worth it then you may want to build one at home.

Fortunately, we have you covered in that regard as well.

We’ve created a Batman fancy dress costume DIY guide that you can follow to make it at home.

Here’s our guide on how to build Batman fancy dress at home.

Iron Man

iron man Fancy Dress Costume for KidsIron Man kick-started the whole Marvel Superhero films concept in Hollywood.

So, it’s only natural for your child to want to be the wisecracking superhero.

In fact, this makes Iron Man one of the better superhero fancy dress ideas in this list!

Unfortunately, you won’t find any Iron Man costumes in India.

However, what you will find are a number of Iron Man masks with a wide range of price tags.

So, if you read our post on how to make Iron Man costume at home, you’ll be able to use these masks to good effect.

Here’s our guide on how to make Iron Man fancy dress at home.

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