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Gruffalo activities to do at home

When the Gruffalo isn't walking in the woods with mouse, he's busy trying out lots of other activities in the forest! We've pulled together a range of fun forest activities for you to enjoy at home.

Evidence challenge

Hunt for signs of The Gruffalo and other forest animals in your local woods… what evidence have they left behind!

Animal food hunt

What foods can you find for forest animals and The Gruffalo.

Forest sensory

Test your own senses to see how they compare to The Gruffalo!

Gruffalo colouring sheet

A huge variety of animals and birds live in the forest including deer, squirrels, foxes, badgers, woodpeckers and owls. Spot the animals in the picture while completing the sheet!

Gruffalo cut-out

Cut out and play with this Gruffalo cut-out!

Spring word search with Mouse

Full of exciting sights and sounds found in the forest at this time of year. Once you’ve found all the words, see how many you can find in the forest!

Cone bird feeder activity sheet with Owl

Give a helping hand to the birds in the garden this spring by designing and making a bird feeder. How does your design compare with friends at school?

More Gruffalo inspired activities

Did you know that you can find Gruffalo sculptures in our forests?
Head out into the deep dark wood and see if you can get a photo with the Gruffalo to show friends at school.

Video: The Gruffalo's Day out

Watch what The Gruffalo gets up to when he goes out in the woods – see if you can count how many activities he does!

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Copyright: Images © 1999/2004 & TM Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler.
Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

Last updated: 6th July 2016

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