27 Cute Teacher Book Day Costumes

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Teacher Book Day Costumes that Are Cute and Easy

Book Day Costumes for Teachers

Does your school celebrate World Book Day every year?

If yes, then you need a book day costume. And ideally, you probably want an easy and cute teacher World Book Day costume.

If you are searching for easy, last-minute book day costume ideas, you are in the right place.

This costume guide is all about book day costumes for teachers.

Continue scrolling for lots of book character day costumes that are perfect for teachers.

You’ll also learn how to copy these costumes for teachers to wear on World Book Day.

Easy Book Day Costumes for Teachers

Without further ado, let's get this storytime started!

1. The Rainbow Fish

Easy Teacher Book Day Costume The Rainbow Fish
Image via @thatteachertaylor

What you'll need for this Book Day costume:

Buy The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

2. Corduroy

Corduroy Teacher Book Day Costume
Image via @marie.lamestra

What you'll need for this Book Day costume:

Buy Corduroy by Don Freeman

3. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie and If You Give a Dog a Donut

Teacher Book Day Costumes If You Give a Dog a Donut
Image via Miss Moser

These teacher book day costumes are so cute! 🍪 🍩

What you'll need for these teacher Book Day costumes:

Buy If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff and If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff

4. The Good Egg

Teacher Book Day Costume The Good Egg
Image via Amber

This DIY book day costume idea is perfect for a 'Character Parade' at school.

What you'll need for this World Book Day costume:

Buy The Good Egg by Jory John and Pete Oswald

5. Llama Llama Red Pajamas

Teacher Book Day Costume Llama Llama Red Pajamas
Image via @misskaitsclassroom

This teacher book day costume is so cute! Plus, you get to wear pajamas to school!

What you'll need for this teacher Book Day costume:

Buy Llama Lamma Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney

6. Arthur's Eyes

Teacher Book Day Costume Arthur
Image via @my_teacher_style

Everyone loves Arthur (or at least they should!).

What you'll need for this teacher's World Book Day costume:

Buy Arthur's Eyes by Marc Brown

7. Creepy Carrots!

Teacher Book Day Costume Creepy Carrots
Image via @missbiddlesbunch

This is a fun costume idea for Halloween too! 🥕🧡

What you'll need for this World Book day costume:

Buy Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds

8. The Day the Crayons Quit

Teacher Book Day Costume The Day the Crayons Quit
Image by Renata

Get this easy teacher's World Book Day costume:

Buy The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt

9. Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

Teacher Book Day Costume Chicka Chicka Boom Boom
Image via Christina

This teacher book day costume is so cute! 😍 You can make your own homemade World Book Day costume for buy a cute Chicka Chicka Boom Boom dress on Amazon.

Get this homemade World Book Day costume for teachers:

Buy Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. and John Archambault

10. Room on the Broom

Teacher Book Day Costumes for 3 Teachers Room on a Broom
Image via @tinalovesteaching

This teacher book day costume idea is perfect for a group of 3 teachers! 🧙🏼‍♀️🐶🧹

What you'll need for this DIY World Book Day costume:

Buy Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson

11. Giraffes Can't Dance

Teacher Book Day Costume Giraffes Can't Dance
Image via Karima

Want a comfortable character costume for World Book Day? Then this teacher book day costume is perfect for you!

What you'll need for this last-minute World Book Day costume:

Buy Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae

12. Oh No! I Swallowed a Seed

Teacher Book Day Costume Oh No I Swallowed a Seed
Image via Erryn Harvey

This storybook character costume idea is funny!

What you'll need for this World Book Day costume idea:

Buy Oh! No! I Swallowed a Seed! by Carrie Simpson

13. The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Teacher Book Day Costume The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Image via Miss M

This DIY teacher book day costume is cute! 🐛

What you'll need for this World Book Day costume for teachers:

Buy The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

14. A Bad Case of Stripes

Teacher Book Day Costume Bad Case of Stripes
Image via Ashley

Love tights? This character book day costume is the perfect excuse to wear rainbow stripes to school!

What you'll need for this cute World Book Day costume idea:

Buy A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon

15. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish

Teacher Book Day Costume One Fish, Two Fish
Image via Miss Lombard

This World Book day costume for teachers is so cute!

What you'll need for this World Book Day costume:

Buy One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss 

16. Eloise

Book Day Costume for Teachers Eloise
Image via @classandcontrast

This character book day costume for teachers is so cute!

What you need for this Eloise teacher costume for World Book Day:

Buy Eloise by Kay Thompson

17. A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood (Mr. Rogers)

Male Book Day Costume for Teachers Mr. Rogers
Image via Mason Nichols

This book day costume idea is perfect for male teachers.

What you'll need for this male teacher costume for World Book Day:

Buy A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood by Fred Rogers

18. Junie B. Jones

World Book Day Costume for Teachers Junie B. Jones
Image via @onceuponinprimary

This is an easy DIY costume for World Book Day.

What you'll need for this adult World Book Day costume:

Buy Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus by Barbara Park

19. Thelma the Unicorn and Not Quite Narwhal

Cute Teacher Book Day Costume Thelma the Unicorn
Image via Lindsay Lopinto

This World Book day costume for teachers is so cute! 🦄🦄

What you'll need for this Character Day costume:

Buy Not Quite Narwhal by Jessie Sima and Thelma The Unicorn by Aaron Blabey

20. How Full Is Your Bucket?

Teacher Book Day Costume How Full Is Your Bucket
Image via @theartofliteracy

Your students will LOVE this character day costume on you!

What you'll need for this creative Book Character Day Costume:

Buy How Full is Your Bucket? by Tom Rath

21. Ms. Frizzle and the Magic School Bus

Character Book Day Costume for Teachers Ms. Frizzle
Image via @gone_banannas

This is one of my favorite costumes for teachers of all time. 🌈👩🏻‍🦰

What you'll need for this Book Character Day costume:

Buy Ms. Frizzle and The Magic School Bus by Joanna Cole

22. Green Eggs and Ham

Last Minute Book Character Costume for Teachers Green Eggs and Ham
Image via @giveitlifeprints

Need a last-minute Character Day costume? Dress up as Sam I Am!

What you'll need for this Character Day costume for teachers:

Buy Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss

23. If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

Book Character Day Costume If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Image via Adriane Grams

Okay, I know that I already have "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" as a World Book Day costume idea. But this costume is just too cute to only include it once! 🐭 🍪

What you'll need for this Character Day costume idea:

Buy If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff and If You Give a Dog a Donut by Laura Numeroff

24. Pete the Cat

Pete the Cat Book Day Costume
Image via @teacherthrifted

Dressing up as Pete the Cat is a great character book day costume for kindergarten teachers.

What you'll need for this cute Book Character Day costume:

Buy Pete the Cat by James Dean

25. Harry Potter

Character Book Day Costume for Teachers Dobby from Harry Potter
Image via Miss Wade

Of course, you could dress up as Harry Potter or Hermione, but dressing up as Dobby for World Book Day is more creative!

What you'll need for this teacher costume for Book Character Day:

Buy Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling

26. The Scarecrow

Teacher Character Book Day costume The Scarecrow
Image via Caitlyn Rich

Dressing up as a scarecrow from "The Scarecrow" is an easy DIY Book Day costume for teachers.

What you'll need for this teacher costume for Book Character Day:

Buy The Scarecrow by Beth Ferry

27. Greta and The Giants

World Book Day costume adults Greta and the Giants
Image via Mrs. Ramsay

What you'll need for this adult Book Day costume:

Buy Greta and the Giants by Zoe Tucket

Summary – Book Day Character Costumes for Teachers

In summary, you have so many options when it comes to a World Book Day costume!

Which book day character costume idea is your favorite?

Did you dress up this year for World Book Day?

Please leave a comment below to share any Instagram photos you may have and/or your favorite book day costume ideas!

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