Love it or loathe it Book Week is almost here again! But coming up with the best Book Week costume need not be a challenge.
Research and planning is the answer. We’ve already scoured the internet for the best Book Week costumes for children of all ages so you don’t have to.
Here’s all the inspiration you’ll ever need to have everyone convinced you’re nailing parenthood like an absolute pro!
Best Book Week Costumes on Pinterest
DIY World’s Pinterest Board is jam-packed with Book Week Costumes. With over 100 ideas there’s endless suggestions both simple and complex. We dare you to not find something here your child will be excited to dress up as! Our most notable mentions include:
- Stickman Costume
- Ella Diaries Costume
- Nobody likes a Fart
Mini Mad Things has great ideas for the mum who likes to be super crafty and really take their book week costume to lofty heights. The good news is much of the crafting shared here uses simple materials from around the house like cardboard boxes and poster paint. Be sure to explore her best book week costumes:
- Dog Man Costume
- The Day the Crayons Quit
- Hi Fly Guy
Mum’s Grapevine have over 220 pinned ideas so there’s absolutely sure to be some inspiration there for even the fussiest of costume choosing child. From easy to make to a true labour of love, there’s inspo galore! You can’t help but admire:
Ebony Shae Designs has some unique ideas including lots of felt based crafting for mum’s who love to get their hot glue gun firing. If you’re less crafty, don’t be deterred there’s still ample suggestions you can pull together with ease. Our simple but impressive picks include:
- The Magic Faraway Tree
- Charlotte’s Web
Best Book Week Costumes & Costume Round Ups Online
Bright Star Kids have you covered with 20 different ideas for preschoolers right through to teachers. There’s stacks of colourful costumes you can assemble from items you’ll definitely have around the house and just a little bit of DIY. How about going as:
- Angelina Ballerina
- Geronimo Stilton
- Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Bounty Parents have a fabulous round up with lots of brilliantly easy costume hacks. Some of these cracker ideas are so easy that even the mum who only remembers the night before can pull off with ease. Almost. Why not consider being:
- Thelma the Unicorn
- Charlotte’s Web (Charlotte)
- Captain Underpants
The Organised Housewife is well know for her book week prowess. She would never be caught pulling it together the night before (because #organised) but she’s all for a quick trick or two to get you there with maximum ease, minimum fuss. Yes please! Her best suggestions for this year are:
- Old McDonald Heard a FART
- The Lorax
- Pippi Longstocking
Best Book Week Costumes you can purchase
If you’re a mum that would rather solve her book week woes with a credit card than scissors and a thread, no judgement. There’s plenty to choose from at The Costume Box with stand outs being:
- Alice in Wonderland
- The Mad Hatter
- Willy Wonder
- Where’s Wally
Here’s to making your best Book Week costume ever!
Oh. And don’t groan. Remember they’re only little for such a short amount of time so best soak it all in while you can. When your now little-Miss-Angelina-Ballerina is leaving the house as a sexy-zombie-nurse ten years down the track, you’ll look back upon that sea of pink tulle with a wistful smile. Here’s to plenty of reading and simple, fun costumes. Happy Book Week!