Save the date: Wednesday 5th August for a Virtual Superhero Day with Bicester Town Council, in association with Healthy Bicester! Join us through our Facebook page on the day.
Make your own dress-up costume for Virtual Superhero Day and enter our competition for the BEST DIY OUTFIT judged by Mayor Cllr Jason Slaymaker. Post your photo of the finished outfit into the Facebook event page or email to email@example.com
The WINNER will receive a toy, a personalised letter and a signed photo from their favourite superhero (from a list of characters here, provided by Jollypop Entertainment).
There will be TEN SUPERHERO GOODY BAGS up for grabs for entering the competition. The goody bags will contain a set of three Superhero moulded crayons from Waddy’s Wax Crayons, plus a hero mask and a colouring in sheet. Please note that crayons and masks will be assorted colours and characters in the bag.
Terms and Conditions of competition. Closing Date Thursday 6th August, 5pm. Judges decision is final for the winning entry. Winners must be residents in Bicester. All prize winners will be notified within a week of competition closing. Prizes are non transferable and no cash alternative is offered. Prizes will be dispatched via Royal Mail within 2 weeks of competition closing. Ten superhero goody bag winners will be chosen at random.
With thanks to Cherwell District Council for the activity sheets and to Bicester Village for donation of the superhero masks.
Download your Superhero resources
Our real life superheros during the pandemic, make your own Doctor or Nurse hat to go with your outfit in five easy steps:
Doctor or Nurses Outfit: if you have an old t-shirt or shirt at home, you can decorate with a permanent maker and write on your name badge. Any spare material/ felt in your house, then add some detailing like the image below: (credit: Pintrest)
Superhero costume: is your child faster than a speeding bullet? You only need a few supplies for this Flash costume! Supplies needed: 1 36″ x 36″ piece of felt, chalk, felt in contrasting colour, scissors, elastic, cardboard tubes, fabric glue, safety pins and boots. Get the tutorial from Play Dates to Parties.
‘It’s not who I am underneath, but what I do that defines me’ Batman Begins. Visit Red Ted Art to make your own upcycled Batman costume.
Make your own hero mask: thanks to Red Ted Art this is a super simple assemble and stick craft, all you need is light card in assorted colours, scissors, glue, elastic and some tape.
It’s time to be a hero! Use these PJ Mask templates to colour and make your super fan outfit!
Credit for PJ MASKS material: NDNA, find lots more PJ Mask superhero free downloads here you can use for the day.
Super accessories: these cuffs are sure to complete your outfit, from blogger Crafts with Amanda. You’ll need a cardboard tube, black paper, scissors, glue and your favourite superhero badge. Why not design your own super logo and make it truly unique? Find all the instructions here.
Keep your Superheros busy with this play pack: with thanks to Cherwell District Council for the creation of this pack. To download the play pack click here.
Superfoods to maintain your Superheros powers!
These superfoods are packed with powerful nutrients, perfect for fighting any villain to cross their path!
Be your own superhero by challenging yourself and those around you to choose nutrient-packed superfoods and participate in physical activities that get the whole family up and moving!
Very Berry Smoothie
- ½ cup vanilla yogurt
- ½ cup fat-free or low-fat milk
- 1 cup berries
- 2 teaspoons honey
- Combine all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Serve immediately and enjoy!
- 1 cup oatmeal
- ½ cup nut butter
- 1/3 cup honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- ½ cup mini chocolate chips
- 1 cup coconut (optional)
- ½ cup ground flaxseed (optional)
Mix all ingredients until thoroughly incorporated. Chill mixture in refrigerator for 30 minutes and then roll into balls.
Bright colored fruits and veggies are full of vitamins A and C, potassium, and lycopene. Yes, all orange fruits and veggies give you these amazing vitamins and nutrients! Check out these options for a summer fruit cup or create a colorful veggie tray:
- Oranges or clementines
- Orange Peppers
- Sweet potatoes
- Yogurt is the hero of the dairy section. It contains protein, calcium and helpful bacteria that our bodies need. Try using plain yogurt and add in healthy toppings such as honey, jam and fresh fruit. Greek yogurt is a kid favorite with a thicker consistency and it’s packed with protein.