World Book Day ideas for a costume that your kid will love

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  • With the big day just around the corner, we’ve got a wealth of World Book Day ideas to inspire your little one’s next costume.

    World Book Day 2021 will be slightly different under the UK’s third national lockdown but kids can still get in on the fun from the comfort of their own home.

    As well as reading some of the best children’s books and getting inspired by some classic children’s book quotes, kids also have the chance to dress up as their beloved book characters. And what kid doesn’t love the opportunity to spend a whole day in costume?

    Whilst you can buy World Book Day costumes online this year, you can also take part in the fun by helping children craft their own outfits with things you already have at home.

    With this in mind, we’ve rounded up some brilliant book character costume suggestions – from the easy to the slightly more experimental – so there’s no excuses not to miss out on the day.

    What day is World Book Day 2021?

    Every year, World Book Day falls on the same day. It’s always the first Thursday in March, so this year World Book Day is on the 2nd March 2021.

    Whilst this year’s event won’t see children back in the classroom, kids can no less enjoy some fun reading-based activities at home. Organisers have added plenty of World Book Day resources for families to download and try together.

    They’ve also made sure the traditional World Book Day money off vouchers are available in 2021 too. Just be sure to ask their school about getting your hands on the voucher or check the World Book Day website for further details.

    Now, if you’re already in full preparation mode for World Book Day and are looking for World Book Day ideas for a kids’ costumes and dressing up outfits, you’re in the right place. We’ve rounded up the most adorable examples we could find of storybook favourites that we think you and your brood will love. From Frodo Baggins to Pippi Longstocking, you’re sure to find an option your child will be excited to make and wear.