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Winscombe Primary School

World Book Day (04.03.21)

Thursday 4th March 2021

World Book Day! 

In 2021 World Book Day, just like everything else, will be different. We’ve adapted to make sure that World Book Day sends a powerful and positive message about books and reading, even in lockdown. Please find below a list of activities you can do throughout the whole week!


  • Book token - real and virtual. We will be giving each child a book token on Monday 8th when all children are back in school.
  • Dress up on Thursday 4th March for World Book Day! Please dress up as your favourite book character.
  • Decorate an item at home that relates to a book (paper plate/wooden spoon/lolly stick/potato/pebble/t-shirt etc).
  • Reading stories as a family
  • Discussing favourite stories and having 'book talk time'
  • Reading treasure hunt
  • Reading stars challenge
  • Design a bookmark
  • Take a photo of yourself reading in a funny place!
  • Competition - design a new book token.
  • Masterclass video (including resources)
  • Illustrator session with Rob Biddulph
  • Audiobooks are available from the 18th February
  • 'Share a Story Live' event (On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week)
  • Create a book in a box for others to guess the story (e.g. objects that relate or make a scene or location)
  • Create a story den corner and share some stories together 


If you want to find some extra resources there are lots of great ideas on the website below