Tuesday, October 12, 2010

4-Year Old Super Heroes

Recently my twins have taken an interest in super heroes.  Since I was never an avid comic book fan, I didn't have the answers to all the questions a pair of 4-year olds could ask about Spiderman, Superman, Batman and any other super hero they could find out about.  First, I'd like to thank my friends who have graciously answered my boys questions via Facebook (I have a list of questions I'm supposed to ask.  I'll get to that later.).

Anyway, as 4-year olds are want to do, they found in their quest for super hero data inspiration for their own super heroes.  I'll present them over a series of posts.  I tried to get them to draw pictures of the heroes for posting, but they weren't interested.  I've tweaked and reordered their descriptions slightly for clarity.  So, with no further ado:

Super Candy
  • She shoots candy from her forarm/elbow area.
  • When bad people eat the candy, they tell the truth like Wonder Woman.
  • Super Candy got hit by radioactive candy.
  • Super Candy's house is 2 feet wide and has 100 rooms.
    • The house is made of sicky, icky suckers.
    • Only Super Candy and Spiderman can touch the house without getting stuck because they are radioactive.
  • Super Candy is very pink.
  • Super Candy is super fast and flies without a cape.
  • Super Candy has a lot of pets that help her; there are too many to count.
  • All her pets live in a cave deep underground like Batman
  • Super Candy takes a bit twirly, whirly slide to the cave.  Twin J: "It's [the slide] as fast as me."
  • "One More Thing": Sometime Super Candy Flies up and shoots candy at people; they eat it and tell the truth.

Next up: Mookie Minus


  1. i love it! my daughter used to have super characters that she and friends would roll play with. as she's gotten older, the roll playing hasn't stopped... the characters have just changed. she really loves to roll play as the characters from the Warrior book series.

    i hope your littles never lose their imagination!

  2. Haha. Very creative with the production of a new super hero. I like all the attributes of the new super hero. It makes them more realistic, somehow.

  3. I love the photo! The capes are adorable.

  4. Yea, the boys are pretty creative. I like how they took attributes of other super heroes and worked them to their advantage. It isn't just a wholesale adoption. The cape picture is from May Day. They just don't wear the capes as much because the heroes they often play don't have capes. Mookie Minus, though less detailed than Super Candy, is brilliant.

  5. Super Candy sounds like a superhero I would enjoy, and who knows...you might have a children's book in the making! A candy shooting, pink wearing hero with lots of pets! Awesome!