Last-minute World Book Day costumes
Have you left it to the last minute to find a costume? No time for emergency online orders or a dash to the shops? Take inspiration from other Mumsnetters' ideas that require nothing more than the sort of stuff you can find lying around at home – and which you can pull together in under 10 minutes.
Happy World Book Day!
World Book Day costumes from clothes in your wardrobe
Blue duffle coat + hat + wellington boots
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
White t-shirt + black shorts + black backpack
Stripy top + bobble hat + glasses
Bandages (or loo roll) + plasters + blue clothes
White pants worn over clothes + red cape or sheet
Purple dress + umbrella + cape (optional)
Stripy socks or tights + dress + plaited pigtails
High socks + any clothes (jumper, shirt, coat) + gelled hair
Room on the Broom
Witch's hat + red top + purple skirt
White shirt + pinafore dress
Harry and His Bucketful of Dinosaurs
Normal clothes + bucket + toy dinosaurs
George's Marvellous Medicine
Normal clothes + small bottle labelled 'medicine'
Dirty school uniform + baggy socks + cap
Draw black spots onto a white T-shirt + black or white jeans + face paint (optional)