Giraffe mask and costume idea to dress up for world book day

World Book Day easy costume ideas

Fantastic Mr Fox Roald Dahl's easy mask and costume idea for world book day
Easy mask and costume ideas for World Book Day

March the 1st 2018 is World Book Day – a day celebrating books for children of all ages, with the primary aim of encouraging children to explore books and the joys of reading. World book day is celebrated in over 100 countries around the world.

So why not join in the fun, and dress up as a character from one of your favourite books?

Here are some easy World Book Day costume ideas, using Happythought masks and clothes you might already have around the house, to get your creative juices flowing…


First up, Babar the Elephant by Jean de Brunhoff

 

The adventures of Babar easy mask and costume idea

For an easy Baber coustume, top off your printable elephant mask with a paper crown, some green clothing, and a red bow tie!

Another favourite book in our house is The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr.

 

The tiger who came to tea easy mask and costume idea

Create an adorable Tiger costume with a Happythought printable mask, stripey pijamas and a teapot!

More World Book Day easy DIY costume ideas to make at home:

We’re going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen

Bear mask and costume idea to dress up for world book day
Bear mask and costume idea

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Lion mask and costume idea to dress up for world book day
Lion mask and costume idea

Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae

Giraffe mask and costume idea to dress up for world book day
Giraffe mask and costume idea

There are many more Happythought masks perfect for your favourite book! Have fun putting together your costumes.

Find a mask perfect for Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl, Fox in Socks by Dr Seuss, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant by David McKee, Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell, Curious George by H. A. Rey and Margret Rey, The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter and many more!


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