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20 Easy Costume Ideas for Book Week

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20 Easy Costume Ideas for Book Week

Bookweek is this week – and it comes around waaayyyy too fast every year!

Here are some relatively easy suggestions if you need a bit of help!

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For the Girls:

Matilda (Roald Dahl)

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Don a headband. a denim skirt and a cardigan – and you have Matilda!

A Golden Ticket!

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Charlie in the Chocolate Factory is one of my favourite books of all time.  Why not try going as a ‘Golden Ticket’? Grab some gold wrapping paper, and with some careful handwriting on the front – you have the infamous Golden Ticket!

Fox in Socks

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Dress your child all in red, add some fluffy socks for the hands and feet – and make a tail out of anything you have. Put a bit of makeup on with whiskers and a button nose – and buy a cheap set of ear headbands from your local cheap store!

Pippy Longstocking

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Put on a plain dress, stickytape some patches of material, add a cardigan, some boots with different coloured socks, and plait the hair in two!

Where is the Green Sheep?

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Put on anything green your child has. Make a simple sheep mask – and that’s it!  Pretty easy!

Meg & Mog

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Dress your little girl in all black.  Make a simple cardboard witches hat, and grab a broom if you don’t want to make one at home yourself.

 Miss Trunchball (Roald Dahl)

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Grab one of Dad’s old shirts, put a belt around the middle and draw on a monobrow!

Charlotte’s Web

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Grab a flanno shirt, sneakers, denim jeans or shorts, and a pet (stuffed) pig!

Sophie from The Big Friendly Giant

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Jody is the founder and essence of Stay at Home Mum. An insatiable appetite for reading from a very young age had Jody harbouring dreams of being a pu...Read Moreblished author since primary school. That deep-seeded need to write found its way to the public eye in 2011 with the launch of SAHM. Fast forward 4 years and a few thousand articles Jody has fulfilled her dream of being published in print. With the 2014 launch of Once a Month Cooking and 2015's Live Well on Less, thanks to Penguin Random House, Jody shows no signs of slowing down. The master of true native content, Jody lives and experiences first hand every word of advertorial she pens. Mum to two magnificent boys and wife to her beloved Brendan; Jody's voice is a sure fire winner when you need to talk to Mums. Read Less

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