James and the Giant Peach lesson plans

Bring a world of giant peaches and talking insects to life in your classroom with these brilliant beyond belief YPO lesson plans.

James and the Giant Peach was the first of Roald Dahl's well-known children's stories. One of the most popular titles, and tells the story of James Henry Trotter and his horrible aunts - and how some magic crocodile tongues, a peach tree and a collection of interesting insects conspire to change his life.

These 6 YPO lesson plans bring James’s world into your classroom.

Explore marvellous topics including:

  • English
  • Science
  • Geography
  • Music
  • PSHE

These read-along resources include extracts, learning objectives, lesson plans and fun activity sheets!

Download the lesson plan using the panel on the right and take a look at our other educational resources and ways to have fun with your class, from Dahlicious Dress Up Day to Puffin Virtually Live.

You can also plan a trip to the Roald Dahl Museum for your class - find out more here.

YPO Lesson Plans: James and the Giant Peach

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