Alice in Wonderland Costume Ideas for World Book Day

Alice in Wonderland Costume Ideas

Alice in Wonderland has always been one of our favourite World Book Day costume themes!

There are so many wonderful characters to dress up as and this theme has something for everyone – easy costumes for those who are pushed for time and more extravagant costumes for those who fancy getting creative! You could even make it a group costume!

Take a tumble down the rabbit hole and read on for our round-up of the best Alice in Wonderland costume ideas for World Book Day 2018!

Easy Alice in Wonderland characters to dress up as…


Let’s start with a classic – Alice! This lovely costume is instantly recognisable and like most parents, if you’re pushed for time getting ready school, Alice is a quick and easy World Book Day character to dress up as. The outfit includes the dress and a bow – all you need to add is stripey tights and long hair worn down.

Alice in Wonderland Costume



Queen of Hearts

Does your child love dressing up as the baddie? Then this Queen of Hearts costume is their perfect World Book Day outfit! It even comes with a crown!

Queen of Hearts Costume


Cheshire Cat

If your child loves to stand out, then this Cheshire Cat outfit is their perfect Alice in Wonderland World Book Day costume. Complete this crazy look with a vibrant purple wig and the Cheshire Cat’s iconic face paint.

Cheshire Cat Costume 2


Mad Hatter

If you’ve got a little more time and fancy getting creative, this Mad Hatter costume would be a strong contender in any World Book Day costume competition! It doesn’t require lots of face paint – curly hair and two different colours of eye shadow (above and below the eye) are enough to complete this wacky look!



Playing Card

Need an easy costume sharpish? This playing card costume is the easiest of all Alice in Wonderland costume ideas – just add a pair of leggings.



Tweedle Dum and Tweedle Dee

Is your child a bit of a joker? Then this Tweedle Dum costume is the one! You could even make it a group costume by asking a friend to be Tweedle Dee.



The White Rabbit

Last but not least is the White Rabbit! Always late, this brilliant Alice in Wonderland costume comes with a jacket, attached waistcoat and a mask. Just complete the costume with a pocket watch like this!



Ready to start planning your child’s World Book Day costume? Check out our full range of World Book Day costumes or stay on our blog for more inspiration! 



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