It’s 7.45am and your child lets you know that the annual (Oh yes .. It comes around real fast) Book Week Dress Up Parade is today. In 45 minutes. You can either send them anyway and pretend you forgot …. or … You can do what I did this year and you can choose from one of these DIY Book Ideas already tried and tested by some pretty smart Moms and Dads out there.
Maybe you are one of those parents who loves Book week. If that’s you – you can skip this post. These 37 Easy DIY Book Week Dress Up Ideas are probably not for you. These are for Moms and Dads who need a great costume idea fast because Book Week is tomorrow (or today) and you don’t want to send them in their school clothes like you did last year.
Here is the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Week Costume I made for my 9 year Old This Year
This is our Diary of a Wimpy Kid Dress Up. It took all of 10 minutes to create and all it took was a printer, paper (and I laminated the mask and hands for a finishing touch). I think you could even draw it if your didn’t have a printer or you can download the printable mask and hands (see links below), print and cut out. I stapled the hands to a hair tie and popped the hair tie over his wrists and stapled an elastic the mask to get it to stay on his head. Pair it up with some basic black shorts and a White T-Shirt and Voila! My Son loved it!
Here are 20 More AMAZING DIY Book Week Dress Up Ideas (that almost anyone can pull together with a few things from around the house).