Our wanted poster is a fun way to think about what makes Augustus Gloop tick - and his faults!
Roald Dahl Worksheets
All NEW! We've tried to come up with some fun worksheets to accompany your reading of Roald Dahl books - including our "Wanted" posters of some of Roald Dahl's "villains". We'll be adding more soon...
Choose from two worksheets - one guided, one blank - and write about Augustus Gloop of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory fame...
When you've finished reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, write about the lead character, Charlie! We've got two character worksheets, one blank and one guided.
What brings Roald Dahl's books alive is his descriptions of the characters. His description of Mr Twit in The Twits is particularly vivid. Our describe Mr Twit worksheet will help children think about the character of Mr Twit.
Get the kids to design a chocolate bar! They can colour in the wrapper and chocolate in their own design and then describe it below. Encourage the children to think about their target market, too.
Your children can be just like George and design their own 'marvellous medicine' with our worksheet. They will need to think about the ingredients they will use and what their medicine will do.
There are lots of activities about well-loved author Roald Dahl available on Activity Village. Shelly and her family enjoy some of them in this guest blog post.
Use this worksheet to brainstorm and record some synonyms to use instead of "bad" in your creative writing.
It's too easy to describe something as "good"! Come up with some more interesting and imaginative words and record them on this worksheet.
"Nice" is a very over-used word, and there are so many more interesting adjectives that children can use. Perhaps with the helps of this worksheet they can come up with some alternatives...
Why use the word "small" when you could think up so many more interesting way to say the same thing! Brainstorm some alternatives with this worksheet.
Get your child to fill out this wanted posted for Mike Teavee - a bad-tempered boy who likes to watch television!
Mike Teavee was one of the five Golden Ticket winners to tour Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory, but he wasn't there at the end. Use one of these worksheets to describe Mike and explain why...
You wouldn't want to get on the wrong side of Miss Trunchbull, would you? She must be one of the nastiest headmistresses in literature! Kids can have fun filling out this Wanted poster and colouring it in.
If you were a Muggle-Wump, you would definitely be happy to see Mr Twit glued to the ceiling - or behind bars! Kids will enjoy filling out and colouring in this Wanted poster...
I think we can agree that Mrs Twit was a very unpleasant lady! Use this Wanted poster to list her looks and her character - and her crimes...
Just by looking at the picture on this Wanted poster, I can tell that I probably wouldn't enjoy Veruca Salt's company! The kids will have fun filling in the details and colouring in the poster.
Veruca Salt certainly wasn't a pleasant little girl if she didn't get her own way! Choose from two worksheets, one guided and one blank, for the children to write about her character and her part in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Violet Beauregarde liked to chew gum - all the time -and Willy Wonka didn't enjoy her company! Fill in the details and colour in this fun Wanted poster.
There are two worksheets here to choose from, one guided and one blank. Use them to write all about Violet Beauregarde and her gum-chewing Chocolate Factory adventure!