Dungarees Dressing Up Ideas for World Book Day

Dungaree Costume Ideas for Book Characters

Dressing as a favourite book character is a popular activity in Infant and Primary schools to celebrate World Book Day which falls on Thursday 6 March this year.

At Dungarees Online we often get people buying dungarees/bib-overalls for fancy dress as well as fashion and there are various book characters who are known for wearing dungarees.

So if you are looking for a fuss free costume why not choose one of the following characters?

The Scarecrow – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. – Old hat, Check shirt/t-shirt with dungarees (bit of straw sticking out of legs and sleeves and hat)

One of the Walton’s children – Spencer’s Mountain – Shirt or t-shirt, dungarees, hat (?), hair in plaits for girls

Tom Sawyer/Huckleberry Finn – The adventures of Tom Sawyer – Tatty shirt, denim dungarees/bib-overalls, straw hat

Fern – Charlotte’s Web -– dungarees, checked blouse, hair in bunches or ponytail

Fern Charlotte's web

Fern from Charlotte's Web

One of the 3 Little Pigs – Make a snout from a paper cup – paint it pink with two circles at the front for nostrils attach some elastic so it fits around your child’s head. You could also use pink face paint and dress them in a check shirt and denim dungarees.

Bob the Builder –  Denim Dungarees, yellow construction hat, check shirt

Oor Wullie (Comic strip & Annuals) – spiky hair, dungarees, t-shirt and a bucket

dungaree costume for Oor Wullie

Oor Wullie in his Dungarees

Pinocchio (The Adventures of Pinocchio) – Red dungaree shorts, yellow/white t-shirt, blue bow tie, white gloves, hat

Super Mario Brothers – (Nintendo Adventure Books) –

Mario – blue dungarees, red t-shirt, red peaked cap with M on it, false moustache

Luigi – blue dungarees, green t-shirt, green peaked cap with L on it, false moustache

Minions – Despicable Me(The Junior Novel) – denim dungarees or dungaree shorts/dress for girls, yellow long sleeved t-shirt/hoodie, optional yellow beanie hat, goggles/round glasses

Maisy Mouse – red or blue dungarees, green t-shirt, mouse mask & tail

Maisie Mouse in Red Dungarees

If you need kids’ dungarees for your costume we have a great range for girls and boys from infant up to age 14 and the beauty of bib-overalls is that your kids will be able to wear them after World Book Day is finished!


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