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Costume Ideas for World Book Day

Author: Emma Allen

Published date: 2020/02

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The 24th year of World Book Day is approaching on Thursday 4th March which means organising or making outfits for your children or maybe yourself to wear on this special day! World Book Day is important because it brings children of all ages together to appreciate reading.

You might be left with no ideas and inspiration for your costumes, so we want to help and ensure you are prepared! The World Book Day official website is a great place to start as it offers some costume ideas from popular books for you.

World Book Day is a huge day within the education sector; therefore, we think it is important that schools celebrate it. You can either make your costumes or buy them online through popular retailers such as Argos,  Sainsburys and Tesco. You can make quick outfits from items at home such as:

Harry Potter

To become Harry Potter, you can use a white shirt, black trousers, a long black coat, rounded black glasses and a black makeup pencil to create your own Harry Potter inspired scar. To take your look to the full Potter potential you can use an orange or red scarf.  

Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins is an easy look to complete, you can simply use a black shirt, a blue blazer, black skirt, and tights finished with a hat and umbrella.  

The BFG

The BFG look requires some paper plates and light brown paint to attach to a headband as a simple look. You can also wear a brown shirt to top this look off! 

We hope this can help you to prepare for World Book Day and ensure you celebrate it in your costumes! At Aspire People we love to help and ensure that we can do our best to help everyone, so look at the Aspire Blog today for more of our teaching resources, teaching guides, and information about Aspire! We would also love to see your costumes, so send your looks or creations to us via our Facebook page.


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