Easy mask and dress up ideas for World Book Day
World Book Day dress up ideas featuring our favourite books and characters. World Book Day is 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 dress up ideas, using easy Happythought masks, ready to download instantly, and clothes you might already have around the house, to get your creative juices flowing…
First up, Babar the Elephant by Jean de Brunhoff
Another favourite is Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl
How about Orlando the Marmalade Cat by Kathleen Hale?
Peter Rabbit is a popular choice for younger children
Use our printable pig mask to dress up in an outfit for Charlotte’s Web
Make a pipe cleaner spider too to go with your paper pig mask. Oink oink!
Another favourite book in our house is The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr
Create an adorable Tiger costume with a Happythought printable tiger mask, stripped pijamas and a teapot!
More World Book Day dress up ideas to make at home:
If you are looking for some more World Book Day easy costume ideas, why not try We’re going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen. Paddington Bear by Michael Bond is popular as well.
Why not use a printable bear mask from our animal mask set?
Lion mask: World Book Day dress up ideas
There are many more Happythought masks perfect for your favourite book! Have fun putting together your costumes.
10 Farmyard animal mask templates: Cow, Duck, Farm Cat, Goat, Horse, Pig, Rabbit, Rooster, Farm Dog and Sheep masks.
Find a fox mask, perfect for Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl, Fox in Socks by Dr Seuss, an elephant mask for Elmer the Patchwork Elephant by David McKee, Dear Zoo by Rod Campbell, a monkey mask Curious George by H. A. Rey and Margret Rey, The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter and many more!
We hoped you liked these World Book Day dress up ideas. We have other related craft and video to make.