“Charlotte’s Web” is a children's book about friendship told through a set of strong characters -- a young girl, a pig, a rat and a spider. Fern is Wilbur’s friend, a farm girl. Wilbur is a small pig, Templeton is a devious rat and Charlotte, whose web gives the book its name, is a beautiful spider. Dressing up as these characters is as easy as gathering a few supplies.
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Fern the Farm Girl
Wear a plaid shirt.
Don a pair of jeans or overalls.
Add work boots caked in some dirt to complete the look.
Wilbur the Pig
Dress in a pink hooded sweat suit.
Attach pig ears cut from pink felt to the hood.
Create a curly tail out of a pipe cleaner wrapped in pink elastic fabric and stuffed with cotton balls.
Templeton the Rat
Paint your nose with black makeup and paint on black whiskers.
Add a gray sweat suit, pink or white gloves, and a tail made of a rope.
Attach rat ears cut from gray felt to the hood.
Charlotte the Spider
Wear a black sweat suit.
Stuff two pairs of black tights to create four spider legs.
Attach the tights to the sweatshirt so that two legs stick out from either side.