Captain America Papercraft

Every superhero fan in your house will love making this awesome Captain America Papercraft! Don’t miss out on this super fun project that you and your kids can do together!

Captain America Papercraft

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Do your kids love superheroes as much as mine do? There is non-stop excitement about each character around our house, and one of our very favorites is Captain America! We admire that he is so strong, courageous, and fights for what’s right. This Captain America Papercraft was such a fun project to make with my kids, and I know you and your family will love it! 

It’s so easy to make this Captain America Papercraft! All you need is this free template, and supplies that you probably already have around your home! Our simple instructions make it easy for you and your kids to start crafting and playing together. For more favorite movie characters, check out our Star Wars Papercraft Puppets

How to Make a Captain America Papercraft

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Supplies

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  • Colored Craft Paper
  • Glue
  • Sharpie
  • Pencil 
  • Scissors
  • Template

Directions

  • Select a colored craft paper for the skin tone of the Captain America puppet and then select red, white and blue colored craft papers for the rest of the patterns. Trace the body base, arms, mask and the smallest round shape of the shield pattern on blue colored craft paper; trace the belt, mask wings, A, stars, and the 2nd largest round shape of the shield on white paper; and trace the belt strips, gloves, shoes, largest and the 3rd largest round shape of the shield pattern on red colored craft paper. Cut out the traced patterns using scissors.
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  • Glue the red strips on the belt base, glue the wing cutouts on both sides of the mask base and the ‘A’ in the top middle part of the mask. Glue the glove cutouts with the arm cutouts, the shoe cutouts on the bottom ends of the body base pattern; and glue the shield patterns together by placing the small round shapes in the middle of the large round shapes.
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  • Attach the mask on the top side of the head cutout; attach the belt along the middle part of the body base pattern; and attach the shield pattern cutouts together to complete the paper shield craft.
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  • Attach the small star cutout on the top side of the body base pattern and attach the eye cutouts slightly above the bottom side of the mask pattern.
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  • Attach the arm patterns on both sides of the body base pattern.
  • Attach the head on the top side of the body base pattern.
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  • Use a sharpie to draw the nose and mouth of the Captain America papercraft puppet and attach the papercraft shield with a hand to complete the craft. 
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More Super Hero Fun!

Tips and Tricks

  • Add googly eyes or glitter glue to your Captain America Papercraft for some exciting details!
  • You can turn any papercraft into a fun puppet by simply adding a craft stick to the back! 
  • Add a paper background to your papercraft, and draw a thrilling superhero scene!

More Captain America Ideas…

Make your very own Captain America shield, no vibranium needed! All you need are some crayons, markers, or paints and you can transform a simple paper plate into Cap’s favorite accessory! 

If your kids love looking for hidden pictures, grab this Marvel Look and Find book for hours of fun! Kids at any reading level will enjoy searching for every detail in this book! 

Captain America Papercraft

Captain America Papercraft

Every superhero fan in your house will love making this awesome Captain America Papercraft! Don’t miss out on this super fun project that you and your kids can do together!

Materials

  • Colored Craft Paper
  • Glue
  • Sharpie
  • Pencil 
  • Scissors
  • Template

Instructions

Select a colored craft paper for the skin tone of the Captain America puppet and then select red, white and blue colored craft papers for the rest of the patterns. Trace the body base, arms, mask and the smallest round shape of the shield pattern on blue colored craft paper; trace the belt, mask wings, A, stars, and the 2nd largest round shape of the shield on white paper; and trace the belt strips, gloves, shoes, largest and the 3rd largest round shape of the shield pattern on red colored craft paper. Cut out the traced patterns using scissors.

Select a colored craft paper for the skin tone of the Captain America puppet and then select red, white and blue colored craft papers for the rest of the patterns. Trace the body base, arms, mask and the smallest round shape of the shield pattern on blue colored craft paper; trace the belt, mask wings, A, stars, and the 2nd largest round shape of the shield on white paper; and trace the belt strips, gloves, shoes, largest and the 3rd largest round shape of the shield pattern on red colored craft paper. Cut out the traced patterns using scissors.

Attach the mask on the top side of the head cutout; attach the belt along the middle part of the body base pattern; and attach the shield pattern cutouts together to complete the paper shield craft.

Attach the small star cutout on the top side of the body base pattern and attach the eye cutouts slightly above the bottom side of the mask pattern.

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

Attach the head on the top side of the body base pattern.

Use a sharpie to draw the nose and mouth of the Captain America papercraft puppet and attach the papercraft shield with a hand to complete the craft. 

Notes

Add googly eyes or glitter glue to your Captain America Papercraft for some exciting details!

You can turn any papercraft into a fun puppet by simply adding a craft stick to the back! 

Add a paper background to your papercraft, and draw a thrilling superhero scene!

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You’ll need a program that supports PDFs. Adobe Acrobat is a great option. Open the program, click file then print. Select your printer and the number of copies you want to print. Be sure you click double-sided if you want it to print on both sides. 

Can I Resell These?

You may not resell any printable or template that you find on our website or in our resource library. You may use them for class parties, at church, at home, or in the classroom. You may get these printed at an office supply store or copy center at your own expense.

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