The Gruffalo (book needed)

You are going to need the book 'The Gruffalo' by Julia Donaldson for this session.

The Little Brown Mouse says that she has a friend called a Gruffalo, but she knows ‘there’s no such thing as a Gruffalo’. Until, she meets one...

Task Questions:

  • Did the Little Brown Mouse tell a lie?
  • What is lying?
  • If she really does meet a Gruffalo, was she telling the truth?
  • Can you tell the truth by accident?
  • Can you tell a lie by accident?
  • Were the animals afraid of the mouse?


Make a mask and try to scare people with it.

  • Are the people scared of you?
  • Or are they scared of the mask?

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