Roald Dahl Day 2017 is on Wednesday 13th September – and getting your child all dressed up needn’t be a chore!
To give you a helping hand, here’s a handy round-up of Roald Dahl costume ideas taken from our great selection of Roald Dahl fancy dress.
From Willy Wonka to Matilda and everything in between – read on for inspiration!
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate factory is a treasure trove of costume ideas! Seriously, there are so many great characters to choose from. Here are a couple of our favourites!
He’s the legendary factory owner and the first character that comes to mind when you think of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory! This Willy Wonka costume is one of our top choices for Roald Dahl Day 2017!
New for Roald Dahl Day 2017 is this costume inspired by the original Willy Wonka! Perfect for fans of the 1964 classic!
He’s the boy with the golden ticket – Charlie Bucket! And this costume is all you need for a swift transformation into one of Roald Dahl’s most beloved characters!
The oompa loompas
Matilda is an absolute classic and year after year, lots of children love dressing up as its most popular characters! This Matilda costume comes with everything you need to dress up as Miss Honey’s most studious student including a dress, a book and a newt!
If your child would rather dress up as a baddie, how about this Miss Trunchbull costume? It comes complete with a stick-on monobrow!
Fantastic Mr Fox
He’s the best dressed fox around and a brilliant costume idea for World Book Day 2017 – it’s Fantastic Mr Fox! This costume has everything you need but if you’re feeling crafty, you could have a go at making your own mask.
Here’s one of our favourite Roald Dahl costume ideas – The Twits! It’s a brilliant group costume for two friends or siblings and you can have loads of fun getting into character as the mean Mr Twit and Mrs Twit.
Hubble, bubble, toil and trouble! How about dressing up as the Grand High Witch from The Witches? Roald Dahl Day is only a month or so before Halloween so you could use this witch costume for both dress up days!
James and the Giant Peach
Last but not least is James and the Giant Peach! This simple costume is fun, original and it won’t take long to get ready before school!
We hope you have fun if you’re dressing up for Roald Dahl Day this year! Browse our whole range of Roald Dahl costumes or stay on our blog for more inspiration!