LEGO Capes for Mini Figures (with pattern)

You can even make the capes reversible!  See the guy on the right?  He has fire on the front and red on the back.  Cool!
Tools:  Duck Tape, 1/4 inch Fiskars small hole punch, scissors
Note:  We used a small hole punch that we already owned.  Larger punches would work too!
If you need a pattern, Mr. BKHM (my husband), made one that you can print out {here}.  Re-size it to fit your duct tape.  Our entire cape was about 1 3/4 inches wide and tall.  We used an actual LEGO cape to make the pattern.
Directions:  Fold a piece of duck tape in half, trace around pattern, cut, and punch holes.  Voila!  If you want to make a reversible cape, put two different types of duck tape together first and then cut.  Easy!
The holes may be a little tight. Just wiggle them over the body pegs and stick the head back on.  The holes will stretch out over time.
You’re a rock star mom!
We love LEGOS!  To see more of our LEGO creations (shirts, bean bags, etc) click here.
We also love Duct Tape and did a big round up of fun activities, click here.
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Kristen is a Reading Specialist who currently works with children in Kindergarten through 3rd Grade. She is the blogger behind Busy Kids Happy Mom, a site dedicated to fun, practical, and purposeful activities to do with your kids. Follow Kristen on Facebook, Pinterest, and subscribe for updates.


  1. I have some farm animals that could use capes at my house!

  2. Kristen @ Busy Kids = Happy Mom says:

    That is awesome! I’d love to see them when you’re done…. what doesn’t need a cape? :)

  3. Anonymous says:

    Just wanted laud your creation and give kudos; nicely done! I’ll definitely be making some capes. Thanks much for the tip!!

  4. These capes look great!



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