Superhero Peg Dolls

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s your very own superhero peg doll! These characters are almost as fun to make as they are to play with!

  1. Ages: 5 - 16

  2. <30 minutes

  3. Messy

  4. Grownup needed

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Gather your materials.


    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Paint the bodies of your peg people. Add hair and a mask!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2
    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Using a black marker, draw belts & faces onto your peg people.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Step 4

    Cut out your capes! Wrap the felt around your peg person to measure the distance around its neck, and make that the width of your cape’s upper edge.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4
    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

  • Step 5

    Secure your cape to the peg person using liquid glue and hold in place until the glue is dry. Hot glue would work here too.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 5
    Photo reference of how to complete step 5

  • Done!

    Play with your peg superheroes!


    Photo reference of how to complete step 6

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