Ten Rules of Being A Superhero Book-based Activity Lesson Plan Ideas

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Are you looking for Superhero Day activity ideas for your school classroom or have children who love superheroes? Read on, because children are going to love the themed preschool homeschool lesson plan for this week. That’s because this week is Superhero week! We had a lot of fun putting together the superhero activity for this week. Primarily, because we are a household of three boys who are totally into superheroes. Also, it’s such a great week to truly put into the spotlight everyone on the front lines during COVID-19.

We know it’s not easy, but I hope you can find a few minutes this week to show essential workers appreciation. You can do this by carving out some time and create homemade thank you cards to show gratitude to the essential workers in your country ❤️.

Get your superhero capes out and your bodies warmed up. Because this week involves a lot of gross motor movement activities your superhero in training toddlers and preschoolers are sure to enjoy!

Quick Start Guide

  1. Read by watching the read aloud video of the story for the week; Ten Rules of Being A Superhero.
  2. Learn by building connections between concepts from the story and your child’s world through active reading.
  3. Play one of six story extension activities to engage and build upon new concepts learned.

If you are new to TigerKubz’s Storybook-based Activity Guide, read the introduction post for more details.

Listen to the Ten Rules of Being A Superhero Story

Ten Rules of Being a Superhero Book Extension Activities

How to Design a catapult

Design a Catapult

STEM Activity | photo credit and activity by Education.com

  • One paper cup
  • A rubber band
  • One plastic spoon
  • Popsicle sticks
  • An action figure or similarly-sized toy
  • Using only the materials you have, design a catapult.
  • Finally, test your catapult out by placing an action figure on it and shooting it into the cup.

Ten Rules of Being A Superhero

Superhero Letter Workout Activity

Literacy & Gross Motor


  • Have your child find the letters in his/her name and perform actions in the prompts.
  • Practice the alphabet by looking for other letters.
Ten Rules of Being A Superhero

Not All Superheroes Wear Capes

Social Studies


  • Print “Not All Superheroes Wear Capes” Printable
  • Construction paper and decorating supplies
  • Envelope and stamps
  • Discuss with your child how heroes are all around us.
  • Make a card for essential workers in your neighborhood and paste the messages found in the printable into your card.
  • Have your child sign their name in the card. Address it and mail it!

Protect your heroes! Before you begin, have everyone involved wash their hands thoroughly when handling all materials for this project. Use sticker stamps and self adhesive envelopes; or use glue to adhere stamps and to seal the envelopes. Avoid using your tongue for sealing.

Superhero Action Training

Superhero Action Training

Arts Gross and Fine Motor | Action Training photo credit and activity by YourTherapySource.com


  • Action Training Printable
  • Superhero I.D. Card Printable
  • Supplies to color in and decorate mask
  • First, color and fill out the Superhero I.D. card and assemble.
  • Next, Complete the Superhero Action training sheet.
  • Finally, once training is completed, place a sticker in the “Official Stamp” box. Congratulations, you’re a superhero!

Ten Rules of Being A Superhero

My Superhero Powers Confidence Building Activity

Social Studies


  • My Superhero Printable
  • Supplies to color and decorate Superhero
  • First, have your child draw a Superhero version of him/herself.
  • Then, within the four speech bubbles provided, help your child write some of his/her superpowers.
    (see the list of superpowers in Activity #4 as a reference)
  • Optional: Cut out the drawing and superpowers. Arrange it on construction paper to display.

Ten Rules of Being A Superhero

Obstacle Course

Gross Motor | Mask photo credit and activity by ItsyBitsyFun.com


  • Mask Printable
  • Supplies to decorate superhero mask
  • First, choose a mask to decorate.
  • Then, while your child is decorating the mask, set up an obstacle course.
  • Defend the city! BOOM! BOING! CRACK!

Read. Learn. Play.

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