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Gruffalo Teacher

All things Gruffalo

Oh help! Oh no! It's a Gruffalo! Come to the deep dark wood to discover trails and giant Gruffalo sculptures, or download our fantastic resources for fun at home.

Highway RatThe Highway Rat Activity Trails

Follow panels and interact with the forest as you head on a journey with The Highway Rat and all the characters from the story. Find out more

The Gruffalo Spotters trails have now ended

After a wonderful year in our forests, our Gruffalo Spotters trails and augmented reality experience have come to an end. Thank you for coming! Check out our new Highway Rat trails for a more natural experience as you explore the forest.

Gruffalo in the forest

Gruffalo Birthday Party PicnicGiant Gruffalo sculptures

Come and visit one of giant wooden Gruffalo and Gruffalo's Child sculptures in forests across England. We now have other characters from the story too!

OrienteeringGruffalo Orienteering

Combine fitness and navigational skill for an exhilarating adventure sport. Use a map to find a series of points as efficiently and quickly as possible.

Gruffalo resources and activities

Gruffalo activity sheetsGruffalo Spotters activity sheets 

Get to know Fox with the fourth collection in our series of Gruffalo activity sheets. Find out about our competition to win a goodie bag!


Gruffalo Play PackGruffalo Play Pack 

Star in your very own Gruffalo story with our downloadable ‘How to put on a Gruffalo Play’ pack! Get performance tips, character masks to cut out and more.

GruffaloGruffalo inspiration!

Take a peek at our Gruffalo Pinterest board, filled to the brim with Gruffalo-themed snowmen, finger puppets and even a scrumptious cupcake recipe or two.

Gruffalo in the forestWatch the Gruffalo's day out

When the Gruffalo isn't walking in the woods with mouse he is busy trying out lots of other activities in the forest. We caught a few of them on film!



Gruffalo © 1999/2004 & TM Julia Donaldson/Axel Scheffler.
The Highway Rat © 2011 Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler.
Licensed by Magic Light Pictures Ltd.

Last updated: 13th February 2018

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England's Woods and Forests are cared for by Forest Enterprise England, an agency of the Forestry Commission.