Who's the Joker to your Batman? Or the Mojo-jojo to your Powerpuff Girls? Supervillains are the anti-heroes... The bad guys. However, they are key to all superhero stories and often portrayed as "inextricably connected to the hero, and aid in the hero's character development through their inherent opposition to them".
The best supervillains are worthy opponents to their superhero nemeses. They are riddled with personality and moral failures but often they are more fun. In many cases, they do have likeable qualities (like humour) that draw the viewers to them. I bet your kids have cheered for a supervillain or two.
In this creative printable worksheet set, we explore supervillains!
Printable & Activity Objectives
Age: 6 to 9 year olds, Activity Time: 2-3 hours, Items Needed: Colouring and writing pencils
In this activity, your child will learn about creating their own supervillains starting from their origins, exploring their superpowers/weaknesses to the design of their outfits.
It will help your child or student:
Better understand the fundamentals of fictional supervillain creation and the building blocks of strong superhero story arcs or storytelling like good versus evil, strong defends the weak etc.
Explore and stretch their literary and design creativity by developing a brand new supervillain character including the backstories that make them who they are.
Let's create a supervillain!
How to Get Started
Simple steps to start:
Research and find out more about why supervillains and how they help to enrich superhero stories. Here's a fun and quick video about supervillains, superheroes and superpowers:
Start working on the printable worksheets!
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What's in the Printable Worksheet Pack
This printable pack consists of 4 printable activity worksheets for your kid/student to conceptualise and design their first supervillain.
An origin story idea development worksheet
A super power idea development worksheet
A supervillain profile + character concept worksheet
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