The Gruffalo's child: Story sack

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Aha! Oho! A trail in the snow! Whose are these footprints, and where do they go?

The Gruffalo’s child goes in search of the big bad mouse, and has all sorts of exciting encounters on their journey. This turns the idea of who is scary and what is frightening on its head; use our specially designed activity sheet to explore the story through creative crafts, innovative play ideas and topical talking points; where have you explored together? How does the mouse trick the Gruffalo into thinking it is frightening? Explore shadows, through shadow puppets, learn about tracks and trails left by animals, create and enjoy sensory snow and so much more! The activity sheet provides so many ideas to explore the story that this story sack will continue to entertain and delight children and adults alike for years!

Bring this family favourite story to life with our lovingly created multi-sensory story sack, packed to the brim with themed objects and toys for you and your little ones to enjoy. Each story sack contains your chosen book, gorgeous puppets from the Puppet Company, Lanka Kade wooden creatures, props including toys, natural objects, and other carefully curated items to help you to enact and investigate the story and to provide a basis for themed play. But that’s not all, each story sack comes with a different activity sheet full of suggested ways to explore the book and its themes further with the whole family, from the youngest infant to the most doting of grandparents, these charming story sacks will bring books to life like never before. 

Our story sacks are not only designed to add a new play dimension to story time, but to stimulate their brain development, engaging all of their senses with their variety of colour, texture, sounds, movement and materials in ways shown to be critical for the development of young minds. Each of our story sacks is also available to hire or as part of our Story Sack Club if you’re keen to experience the full range!

Included in The Gruffalo’s Child Story Sack

  • The Gruffalo’s Child by Julia Donaldson
  • An official Mouse toy
  • An owl puppet
  • A wooden fox
  • A stretchy snake
  • A small torch
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Bugs, trees, leaves, sticks, rocks, pinecones and snowflakes
  • A specially developed CalmFamily activity sheet packed with ideas for ways to explore the book further, including play suggestions, craft activities, and talking points for different ages and stages.

Items in the sack may differ slightly from those pictured image


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