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It’s the evening before World Book Day and, as usual, you haven’t had a minute to get a costume together. But fear not! We have a list of easy World Book Day costumes for teachers that are actually easy and don’t require dusting off the sewing machine or ordering elaborate props...
Don't forget to have a look at our collection of World Book Day resources. This collection includes FREE KS1 book review templates, KS2 book review templates, a book titles puzzle and a redesign a book cover challenge.
Dress in a school uniform (or as close as possible) and grab a big old chocolate cake from the shops. Smear chocolate all over your shirt (and your face) and have an excuse to chow down on chocolate cake all day!
Pop a red ribbon in your hair and bundle a stack of books together with string or a belt and voila!
A floral dress, a colourful cardy and a pair of glasses are all you need to transform yourself into Matilda’s lovely teacher, Miss Honey.
For any male teachers out there, grab a dress and a football and you’re good to go.
Put on a nightie or a pair of pyjamas, then make a quick dream jar using a jam jar, glitter and some fairy lights if you have them.
A classic that always goes down well! If you have a stripy top, a bobble hat and a pair of glasses then you can spend all day standing around with no one being able to find you. Maybe not...but it’s a pretty easy costume.
Dress all in black and make a tall red and white hat from paper or card. If you’re feeling extra enthusiastic, a cat nose and whiskers painted on with eyeliner will complete the feline look.
Carry around a 50p piece or cut a large one out of card. Just make sure it has a picture of the queen on it and you have a super easy World Book Day costume!
If you happen to be the kind of person who has yellow leggings and t-shirts lying around, then Beegu might be a good option for you! Just dress all in yellow and make some long, floppy yellow ears from card.
All you need to transform yourself into Charlie is a great big golden ticket to hang around your neck. Grab a big piece of yellow paper and write out your very own invitation to visit Willy Wonka!
Dress in blue, wrap yourself in bandages and stick some plasters on your head. Done. Loo roll will suffice if you don’t happen to have meters of bandages in the bathroom cupboard.
Go suave and dust off whatever fancy suit you wore to your last wedding. Probably best to leave the martini at home though.
Wear a school uniform (or as close to as you can get) and make a paper chain of dolls to wear around your neck.
All you need to pull off the Tintin look is a blue top and a serious amount of hair gel.
You don’t always need full-on wizard regalia to dress us as Harry Potter. He spent most of his childhood dressed as a muggle. Just get a pair of thick-rimmed glasses and draw a scar on your head.
Choose your favourite of the four Pevensie children, then pop a box on a piece of string, write yourself an evacuee ID card and you have a World Book Day costume that’ll be the envy of all Narnia.
Dress all in white a pop a tiara on your head, and if you have some white face paint, apply it liberally. Spend all day glaring at children and generally looking like you’re up to mischief...oh and have a box of Turkish delight handy to give to any kids you want to bribe!*
*Just kidding, obviously.
If you’re a keen cyclist, pop on your gear and a helmet and you’re ready to go to World Book Day as Flying Fergus.
Stick a colander on your head and attach a bunch of pots and pans to your person. You might not be able to sit down but you’ll look terrific.
If you are feeling inspired by World Book Day, read our easy book corner ideas blog and see how you can improve your book corner.
These are excellent. I have found them really useful.
That's great to hear, Sally! Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review :-)
There were a few good slides and activities in this pack but overall I would not recommend. I bought this after finding the Mexico pack was great ( factual case studies, good map activities, attractive slides). However, the coast pack is not as good. It lacks depth, case study (Scarborough) is too old, limited map work/skills.
Hi Katie, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review - we always appreciate feedback from our customers. We are constantly updating and improving our resources, and so I will pass on your comments about this scheme to the resource creators.
Some great resources to help children understand how medicine has evolved over time. We love the emphasis on primary & secondary sources too.
Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, Sharon!
Fabulous and just what I was looking for as a structure to support staff in planning their own units.
The presentation and resources ere excellent quality and this was FREE.
Can’t wait to explore some of the other units on offer and use the 20% off provided. Thank you!
You're welcome, Kerry! We are so pleased to hear that you liked our resources and found them useful :-)
Will be good to use at start of Rivers theme ( SEND school KS3). To identify names of rivers pupils are familiar with and review at the end.
Thanks, Kim - we're glad that this resource has been useful for you :-)
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