The Gruffalo


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 partsdescribing physical appearancecolours and animals.

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Storytelling videos

Body songs

Forest animal songs

Colour songs

Other Gruffalo Activities

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.