The Dahlicious Dress Up day at school – Roald Dahl fun!

Today Miss M’s school is holding The Dahlicious Dress Up Day – a fun way to raise money for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity.  So the idea is to dress up as a character from any of Roald Dahl’s fantastic books and pay of a donation of £1 which goes towards the Roald Dahl day charity.

Miss M was a little unenthusiastic at first not really knowing who Roald Dahl was, although when I explained that he was the author who wrote Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – a film she loves to watch, her interest grew.  We had a look online at all the different titles he had written to see what she fancied dresses up as.  And we decided upon a witch to fit in with his book The Witches.

DSCF5100We arrived for school to find a total of ten girls in her class had chosen to come along as witches!!  Amongst all the witches I spotted Oompa Loompa’s, a Willy Wonka chocolate bar (yes really!) and grandpa Joe (Charlie’s grandpa).  What a wonderful display of characters and a fabulous Roald Dahl day had at by all at the school concluding in a whole school assembly for everyone to celebrate their fabulous outfits and charity success!!

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