Facts, activities and projects exploring Roald Dahl's books.

FACTS

Encyclopaedia Britannica Roald Dahl
A look at his life and works. (Schools Broadband only)

Trivia and Games
Interactive Quizzes, downloadable word searches and crosswords.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Interesting facts about the changes Dahl made to his first drafts.

5 Fantastic Facts.
Every reader and fan should know these!

Roald Dahl’s Hut
Click on the items to learn where they came from and how Roald Dahl used them.

Quentin Blake.
Introduction to Quentin Blake, the illustrator. Quirky cartoons to enliven the experience.


ACTIVITIES

Roald Dahl Resources
Excellent list of links to Roald Dahl activities all on one page.

Books
The Twits, Matilda, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Danny, the Champion of the World and the Giraffe and the Pelly and Me. Free registration needed.

The BFG
Script of extract from BFG.

Biography
Comprehension questions based on biography of Roald Dahl.

Matilda Worksheet
Read the extract then complete the interactive quiz.

The Witches.
Interactive Quiz.

Character Quiz.
Quiz on Quentin Blake Characters.


PROJECTS

Roald Dahl Year
Month-by-month suggestions for projects or activities.

Thinkquest
Designed by children, based on Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Thinkquest
Based on summaries and reviews of the novels.

My Hero
Write your own story why Dahl is your hero. One example here.

 

FOR TEACHERS

Crossword
Based on Glass Elevator and Charlie...

Quiz
Based on Roald Dahl Biography.