Do your kids love The Gruffalo Book? If so then we have a fantastic reading resource and Gruffalo arts and crafts idea for you to make today!
This super cute The Gruffalo Craft is a great idea and one to be enjoyed by both children and adults alike. Why not have a fun afternoon of the Gruffalo activities with the kids at home or in the preschool or kindergarten setting.
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What Age Is The Gruffalo Aimed At?
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson is aimed at children around 3-5 years old but it truly is a book anyone can enjoy! I’m an adult and still love this fanstastic kids story.
The illustrations are fantastic and the story does teach a good lesson.
What Is The Moral Of The Gruffalo?
Well , the whole point of the story of The Gruffalo is that you ca get yourself out of any situation, no matter who you are, what size you are or how scared you are.
This children’s story has a number of characters and a very smart mouse and a not so scary Gruffalo character.
Supplies Needed For The Gruffalo Book Craft
- Wooden Slices
- Graphite Pencil
- Acrylic Paint
- Paint Brushes
- Posca Pens
- Black Sharpie Pen
- Varnish or Modge Podge
Tips For Creating The Gruffalo Wooden Slices
Begin by finding images of the characters from the Gruffalo that you would like to draw and paint onto your wooden slices.
Next use a graphite pencil to draw your characters. We drew the mouse, the fox, the owl, the snake and the Gruffalo.
Once you have your designs you will be ready to paint using acrylic paint and paint brush or posca paint pens.
You can create some fantastic wooden slice The Gruffalo arts and crafts and it really doesn’t matter what skill level. This is a great activity for little ones but also for a teacher wanting to create a reading resource to go alongside The Gruffalo story book.
Enjoy your Grufffalo crafts and don’t forget to look for more fun Gruffalo activities to make and do with the kids. The Gruffalo is a fun stories and there are plenty of ways to extend a child’s interest in this fantastic story.
Looking for more Gruffalo Activity Ideas? Why not check out the following? or you might want to make some more Wooden slice reading resources… we have some fun Dr Seuss resources here on Craft Play Learn
The Grufflo Paper Craft -Using quilling paper
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About Angela Milnes
Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.