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.

The words 'James and the Giant Peach' sit on a pale blue background with a giant peach flying off into the top right hand corner

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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