Book Week is approaching and we have teamed up with CostumeBox.com.au to bring you some inspiration for your Book Week costumes! Did you know that this year’s Book Week theme is Australia: Story Country? How cool is that! There are so many awesome costume options available at Costume Box, they have new stock arriving all the time and they are packed to the rafters with true blue Aussie Book Week ideas for kids and teachers, from Australian Animals to Australian pioneers and colonials that are ready to jump out of the pages of your favourite Aussie stories! Check out your options below for Australia story country costume ideas!
Australia Story Country Costume Ideas For Kids Costumes
The boys would love this one! This fun Crocodile Full Body Kids Costume is made from soft mottled green material with crocodile skin design and a yellow belly. The hood features the crocodile head with face, including bared white teeth and large beady eyes. The attached gloves are cushioned with claws attached to the wrists for a more genuine crocodile appearance. The jumpsuit is a full body costume with a zipper at the front for easy wear. Available for $24.99!
We love this cute Frog Full Body Kids Costume. It is made from soft lightweight material in kelly green with pastel green spots throughout and yellow sections for collar and abdomen. The attached hood has a full frog face including large frog eyes. The costume has a full zip up front for easy wear. It is just $24.99 and a costume we are sure the kids will want to wear again and again to their many dress up parties!
Or how about a cute Kelpie Puppy costume, what could be more Australian than a sheep dog! This costume is made from deluxe semi plush material in chocolate and honey brown. The attached hood has a full kelpie head and face including ears, eyes and nose. The costume is detailed with tail and paws to complete the puppy look! Super cute and comfortable, the costume has a front zip for easy wear. Available for $24.99, such a bargain!
Dress up as an Octopus for Book Week! This cute Octopus Full Body Kids Costume is made from beautiful soft material. It features eight bright and vibrantly coloured, light weight tentacles which hang over the shoulders. The attached hood features an octopus head and face. Zip up front ensures easy access and comfort. Available for $24.99.
This adorable Children’s Parrot Full Body Costume made with vibrantly coloured textured fabric with large colourful wings. Attached hood comprises of full parrot head and face including, beak and large, bright eyes. It is a full body costume with zipper at front for easy accessibility and comfort, it is also available for $24.99.
What could be cuter or more Australian than a Platypus costume! This fun Platypus Full Body Kids Costume is made from luxurious, semi-plush fabric in chocolate brown with a white section at the front for the chest. The attached hood features a full platypus head and face with bill and eyes. The costume is also detailed with paws and a tail for a more realistic look. It is easy to wear and comfortable as it has a full zipper at the front for easy accessibility. Just $24.99!
Does your child’s imagination run as wild as the Tassie Devil? If so, the Children’s Tassie Devil Full Body Costume is perfect and its only $24.99! Teach your child the history of this great animal living wild only in Tasmania, Australia.
The kids will love playing dress-up in this easy to wear Dinosaur Hood and Tail Set for Book Week. It’s available for only $19.99. Made with a plush material that is comfy to touch, the hood has an under the chin tie and the tail straps on easily with the help of velcro. Turn your little one into a ferociously cute dinosaur in seconds.
What could be cuter than dressing up as one of Australia’s cutest native animals? A Koala of course! This adorable Koala Hood is beautifully constructed with soft, plush, lightweight materials. It will fit most children with an under the chin tie. It is an easy and economical option for dressing up without any fuss! Which we are sure the parents out there will love! Available for just $17.99 its a great cheap costume too.
You could also purchase this Koala Wrap and Ride Kids Costume. Beautifully constructed, wrap n ride costumes are plush stuffed toys worn around the waist. Just strap it on and your little ones imagination becomes reality. Available for $29.99.
Rug up your little one with this Shark Hood from Kids Safari. The hood is stuffed to resemble a shark and is lightweight with an adjustable chin tie for fastening. Suitable for all ages and available for just $17.99.
Be a cocky Cockatoo in this cute Cockatoo Wrap and Ride Kids Costume. It’s a great quick fix costume, easy to slip on and off – Great for Book Week! This Wrap and Ride come in a soft deluxe white material with a yellow furry crest on top of the head and a black beak. It comes with elasticated hand inserts at the ends of wings so you can move them. Available for just $29.99.
What about dressing up as a cute and spiky Echidna? You can stand out as one of Australia’s native animals in this fantastic Echidna Wrap and Ride Kids Costume for just $29.99. Easy to wear, this wrap and ride has adjustable shoulder straps to suit children of all ages.
This awesome Frill Necked Lizard Wrap and Ride Kids Costume is a high quality, textured brown material which encases a soft plush filling. It’s easy to wear with a height adjustable harness. The costume includes a large, light brown fabric frill neck piece around the neck with two small pockets so hands can be used to control the expansion and contraction of the frill neck. It’s available for just $29.99!
We think your child will have lots of fun in this Python Wrap and Ride Costume. Made from soft material this textured python is easy to wear with a height adjustable harness. Available for $29.99.
Dress your kid up as a cuddly wombat with This Wombat Wrap and Ride Kids Costume is great for a dress up or for Book Week. The costume features adjustable straps and is made from a soft gingery brown deluxe fabric with full face, legs and felt claws. Available for just for $29.99.
Impress your students with this awesome Full Body Kangaroo costume! This great jumpsuit features a soft, deluxe two toned material in saddle brown and soft apricot. The attached hood features a kangaroo head and full face including ears, 2 friendly deep brown eyes, nose and mouth. The front of the jumpsuit has a pouch attached to front with attached small joey head inside. The costume is equipped with a full zipper on the front for easy accessibility. Available for $49.99.
Your students will notice you in this Koala Full Body Adult costume. This jumpsuit features plush grey and white material with an attached hood. This hood features a koala geas and full face including furry koala ears, nose, mouth and friendly brown eyes. Full zipper at front for easy accessibility. Available for $49.99.
This all in one platypus costume would make you stand out for sure! It’s available for just $49.99 and one size fits all!
This Shark Trophy Head Mens Costume would get the students laughing. This humorous headpiece features a faux wooden backing board and a large plush shark head with enough space for your face to grin through. Available for just $65.99.
We hope our top picks have given you some inspiration this Book Week! What are you waiting for? Get your Australian Story Costume on! You can view their entire range of Australian Story Costumes here.