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Papercraft Superman

By: Amanda A from
Updated November 04, 2022
Papercraft Superman
Papercraft Superman

"Are you needing a SUPER fun craft to do with your kids? If your kids are into superheroes, they are going to love this Papercraft Superman! Our Papercraft Superman is so easy to make. We’ve included a template to make tracing and cutting pieces out a whole lot easier. And you probably have all of the supplies on hand already! With craft paper, glue, a sharpie, a pencil, and scissors, you are ready to take superman off on your next action adventure! "

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts


Materials List

  • Craft Paper
  • Craft Glue
  • Sharpie
  • Pencil
  • Scissors


  1. Select a colored paper for the skin tone of the Superman puppet and then select blue, red, black and yellow colored papers for the rest of the patterns.

  2. Trace the body base and arm patterns on blue colored paper.

  3. Trace the belt and logo based on yellow colored paper.

  4. Trace the cape, shoes, and pants patterns on red colored paper.

  5. Trace the head and hand patterns on the paper selected for the skin and the hair pattern on black or dark brown paper.

  6. Cut out the traced patterns using scissors.

  7. Glue the hand cutouts with the arm cutouts and the shoe cutouts on the bottom ends of the body base pattern.

  8. Cut a slit along the yellow marked line inside the hair pattern.

  9. Slide the top end of the head cutout under the slit to attach the hair pattern with the head cutout.

  10. Attach the belt and the pant pattern cutouts on the body base pattern.

  11. Trim the both sides of the belt and the pant patterns if necessary.

  12. Attach the arm patterns on both sides of the body base pattern.

  13. Attach both the arm patterns on both sides of the body base pattern and then attach the head on the topside of the body base pattern.

  14. Attach the cape on the backside of the papercraft Superman figure and then use a black sharpie to draw the eyes, nose and mouth of the papercraft puppet to complete the craft.

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