Five Easy Ways With A Cape For Book Week Costumes

It’s Book Week! Don’t panic. No need to rush off to the shops – all you need is a cape.  Here are five simple ideas for Book Week costumes that you can cobble together the night before (providing you have a cape).

What you need:

  • 1 x brown hooded cape (or red for Little Red Riding Hood)
  • Accessories as listed below for each character

Watch the video to see how you can make four characters using the brown hooded cape

Will Treaty, Ranger’s Apprentice

Legolas, The Lord of the Rings

All of the above, plus:

Puss in Boots

Replace tunic with:

  • white flouncy shirt

Now add:

Prince Charming

Take off the hat and replace it with:


Or fashion something in red for Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

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