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5 Fab and Easy World Book Day Costumes

Lynn Schreiber

Founder and Editor at Jump! Mag
A freelance writer, who lives and works in Scotland with her family and fluffy white dog.

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Eek, only another few days, and you haven’t decided what to wear! We have some fantastic ideas for easy World Book Day costumes!

 

Pippi Longstocking

 

At last! A reason for keeping all those odd socks – they are perfect for a Pippi Longstocking costume. An old pinafore or smock, with a stripy t-shirt, odd socks and some red hair dye! There is a fantastic tutorial here, on how to do Pippi-style braids.  Don’t forget the freckles!

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Last Minute Homemade Halloween Costumes

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What’s your favourite holiday? Christmas? Easter? Or is it Halloween? The day when we let our imaginations run wild and, instead of feeling that we have to prettify, we are encouraged to look as disgusting as possible.

I love Halloween, I love getting dressed up and playing games. I love bobbing for apples and grossing everyone out. Once upon a time we just threw on a sheet with eye holes cut out, those days are long gone. Now we consider our costume choices carefully. We co-ordinate, we plan and we get excited. You don’t need to spend a fortune on fancy costumes though, nor do you need to be an expert face painter. Here are a few ideas to get you started. 

 

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