last minute book week ideas

Last Minute Book Week Ideas

last minute book week ideas

Hands up who is left in a panic when Book Week comes around? To save you some stress, here are a bunch of super easy costumes you can pull together at home at the last minute!

Diary of A Wimpy Kid

All you need for this Book Week costume is jeans, a t shirt, a hoody and to print this mask and you are Jeff! You can just draw the face.


Everyone loves Minecraft and there’s enough books to make this a valid book week choice. If you need a tutorial then here is the original post.

Fern from Charlotte’s Web

Charlotte’s Web it my all time favourite and it’s such an easy costume that most of you will have somewhere in the house. Perfect for a last minute costume!


The Pigeon Doesn’t Want To Go To School

Pigeon seems pretty easy for Book Week! All you need is some green clothing, a paper plate and some paint and you have a super cute Pigeon ready to go. If you want the full tutorial here it is.

Last minute Book Week costumes

The Magic Far Away Tree

How cute is this Saucepan Man costume? All you need is some foil!

last minute book week ideas

Mr Strong and Little Miss Sunshine

There are so many Mr and Little Miss books you can choose from. How cute are Mr Strong and Little Miss Sunshine for Book Week?

Last Minute Book Week ideas

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Judy Moody

There are so many Judy Moody books that you’ll have no problem pulling together some Judy style clothes. Just add some band aids to her legs and put on two watches and you’re ready to go!

Last minute book week ideas

Fancy Nancy

If you have a little girl that loves Tutus and Tiaras then there is a good chance you have a Fancy Nancy costume right in the cupboard!

last minute book week ideas



All you need for Matilda is a cute dress and a red ribbon! These can easily be found around the house. Give her a stack of books and she is ready to go!

last minute book week ideas


Charlie and Lola

Once again, all you need are your own clothes and to print out a mask! A great one for those of us who only remember the night before!

last minute book week ideas


Hopefully these help! Let us know how you go.


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