Book Character Fancy Dress - Tuesday 13th March

12th March 2018

Don’t forget…

Book Character Fancy Dress!

Tuesday 13th March 2018

 

Please click on the link below to bring your favourite book characters to life with budget-beating ideas to make full costumes or simple props for loads of amazing characters – all from  inexpensive items or things you already have at home.
Have you left it to the last minute to find a costume? No time for emergency online orders or a dash to the shops? Take inspiration from ideas below that require nothing more than the sort of stuff you can find lying around at home – and which you can pull together in under 10 minutes. Happy Book Character Fancy Dress Day!

World Book Day costumes from clothes in your wardrobe

Paddington Bear


Paddington Bear

Blue duffle coat + hat + wellington boots

Diary of a Wimpy Kid


Diary of a Wimpy Kid

White t-shirt + black shorts + black backpack

Where's Wally


Where's Wally

Stripy top + bobble hat + glasses

Mr Bump


Mr Bump

Bandages (or loo roll) + plasters + blue clothes

Captain Underpants


Captain Underpants

White pants worn over clothes + red cape or sheet

Goth Girl


Goth Girl

Purple dress + umbrella + cape (optional)

Pippi Longstocking


Pippi Longstocking

Stripy socks or tights + dress + plaited pigtails

Tintin


Tintin

High socks + any clothes (jumper, shirt, coat) + gelled hair

Room on the Broom


Room on the Broom

Witch's hat + red top + purple skirt

Clarice Bean


Clarice Bean

White shirt + pinafore dress

Harry and His Bucketful of Dinosaurs


Harry and His Bucketful of Dinosaurs

Normal clothes + bucket + toy dinosaurs

George's Marvellous Medicine


George's Marvellous Medicine

Normal clothes + small bottle labelled 'medicine'

Just William


Just William

Dirty school uniform + baggy socks + cap

101 Dalmations


101 Dalmations

Draw black spots onto a white T-shirt + black or white jeans + face paint (optional)