Roald Dahl Day

Ideas and Free Resources for Roald Dahl DayHave an exceptional Roald Dahl Day on September 13 with some of these resources!

Resource #1

Download this free printable. Students will have a great time comparing the main characters of six of Dahl’s most famous books.

Comparing Roald Dahl CharactersResource #2

Register for a free party pack at the Dahl Day website. All you have to do is fill out a short registration form and you will be sent a link to download the pack. This website contains many great activities including lesson plans, recipes, and things to make.

Resource #3

Visit the Twinkle website to download printables to go with specific books as well as a great biography on Roald Dahl.

Resource #4

Check out Roald Dahl Day on the World Book Day Website. The site contains ways to use The BFG movie trailer in the classroom.

Resource #5

Have students draw characters from Roald Dahl books. Youtube has many videos depending on the books your students have read. Below is a sample.


Resource #6

Teacher’s Pet has 42 downloadable resources for students. These include fact cards and a timeline of Roald Dahl as well as displays for specific books.


Resource #7

Are you looking for a full novel study for one of Roald Dahl’s books? Here are six you may wish to check out.


Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Book UnitCharlie and the Chocolate Factory

The Witches Book UnitThe Witches

James and the Giant Peach Book UnitJames and the Giant Peach

Matilda Book UnitMatilda

The BFG Book UnitThe BFG

Fantastic Mr. Fox Book UnitFantastic Mr. Fox

Gay Miller




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