The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Make Stories Like Roald Dahl

Join in with our Roald Dahl story challenge and complete our family activities at home with the kids.

Make Stories Like Roald Dahl

Looking for something buckswashlingly brilliant for your kids to do on rainy days? Why not complete these online challenges to bring out their inner storyteller!

Roald's creative tricks

They’ll learn about Roald’s writing tricks and creative techniques, find out some fascinating facts about the stories and take part in some awesome activities designed to take their storytelling into orbit - just like the Great Glass Elevator!

Who's it for?

Perfect for budding authors aged 5 to 12, those with oodles of imagination and those who have yet to discover their creative powers. Your kids will gain lots of new story-making skills including the ability to imagine a brilliant plot, to think up the most wonderful characters, and ideas on how to turn their summer adventures into writing gold.

Don't forget to share!

We'd love to see what you all get up to! Share your creations or tell us what you're up to using the hashtag #MakeStoriesLikeRoaldDahl. You can find us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

Week 1: Story Saunter

Visit the Story Saunter activity challenge post here.

Week 2: Seed of an Idea

Visit the Seed of an Idea activity challenge here.

Week 3: Creature Creation

Visit the Creature Creation activity challenge here.

Week 4 : Flash Of Inspiration

Visit the Flash Of Inspiration activity challenge here.

Week 5: Get Nosey In Nature

View the Get Nosey In Nature activity challenge here.

Week 6: Fired Up By Food

View the Fired Up By Food blog post here