The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo book cover - link to story resources page
kids club english stories

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The Gruffalo tells the tale of a mouse and a monster. The mouse invents a monster to scare off animals that want to eat him. Imagine his surprise when he meets the monster he thinks he has invented!

This story is perfect for leading into practice of body parts, describing physical appearance, colours and animals.

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Story videos

Body songs

Forest animal songs

Colour songs

Other Gruffalo resources

Official Gruffalo website – Find downloadable activities to complement the story.

Teaching ideas – Lots of ideas for using the story to teach different core curriculum subjects. More suitable for native English speakers.