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The Gruffalo & The Gruffalo's Child Craftivity plus ELA and Math Resources

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Your students will love all of the activities that I have included as a companion to The Gruffalo & The Gruffalo's Child. Julia Donaldson has quickly become a favorite author of mine. Her books are amazing and the movies that go along with them are spectacular! I spent a long time perfecting this resource and making sure that I had every activity I could think of to build student engagement and excitement. I am so proud of this resource and how it inspired my kids.

You would need a week or two if you want to get to every activity included.

I used this in my kindergarten classroom but it would work for many grade levels. You can see more photos and explanations of all of the activities by visiting my blog here:

The Gruffalo Activities on Pencils to Pigtails' Blog
The Gruffalo Craftivity on Pencils to Pigtails' Blog
Gruffalo Crumble & Footprint Measurement Activity on Pencils to Pigtails' Blog

You can also view this free video on TPT to see samples from my classroom and the product explained more.

Gruffalo's Activity Explanation Video


In this 55 page packet you will find the following:

Photos from my classroom to use as a reference

Templates for the large Gruffalo craft

Gruffalo Writing Paper

Printables for students to design their own Gruffalos & practice using color words or more advanced adjectives

Gruffalo Description Cards - (In color or black & white) - Perfect to enhance your hallway display

Homemade Gruffalo Play Dough Recipe & Activities

"Gruffalo Crumble" Recipe & Response - An easy snack to make with your students!

2 versions of a letter to parents asking for donations to the book study

Templates for paper bag puppets of each character

Gruffalo Footprint Worksheets - (This pairs perfectly with The Gruffalo's Child story!) Students draw and label the footprints with or without word lists.

"Tents" for students to lay beside various footprints around your room - I made mine with play dough - This was a huge hit with my kids and they really had to use several problem solving techniques to figure out the answers.

Gruffalo Footprint Measurement Worksheet


You will be using the following Common Core standards with this resource:

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.1 - Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.L.2.D - Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships.
With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1 - With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
With prompting and support, describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear (e.g., what moment in a story an illustration depicts).
With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
Add drawings or other visual displays to descriptions as desired to provide additional detail
Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.
Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has "more of"/"less of" the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.


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