So we've given this page a fresh lick of paint, and put everything that might help distract, entertain, or simply cheer up your chiddlers here until this is all over.
For teachers, all our lesson plans are right below, and they're packed with resources that you might find useful while your class are at home.
Use adjectives to describe characters and make predictions and inferences based upon key information in this PHSE and Literacy lesson
Identify structures in writing and use them in your own creative writing task in this lesson with Literacy and PHSE objectives
Learn how to use an authentic first person voice in role, and manage praise and criticism in this PHSE and Literacy lesson
Identify and create your own rhyming couplets, whilst developing co-operative working skills in this lesson with literacy and PHSE objectives
Identify the features of instructive writing and use them in your own writing, whilst developing understanding of the positive and negative consequences of actions
For any teachery types whose world has been turned topsy-turvy recently, our official lesson plans work just as well whether you're at home or in the classroom. (At least, we think so!)
Say goodbye to boredom with these wondercrump wordsearches, magnificent mazes and all sorts of other puzzles.
Bring your characters to life with these clever creative writing tricks.
Sophie and the BFG need to find their way back to Dream Country - but they've got a little bit lost!
James and his insect friends have been blown of course - can you help them find their way back?
Take a moment to test your knowledge and stretch that brilliant brainbox inside your head.
Are you as terrifying as the Grand High Witch herself... or, dare we ask, even more terrifying?
Answer this quick quiz to find out whether a witch would be able to sniff you out!
You'll need as much witchy knowledge as your brain can possibly hold if you want to avoid them.
Sharpen your brainbox and test your knowledge on our stories.
Can you match these descriptions to the correct rooms in Mr Wonka's chocolate factory?
Family can mean all kinds of things - like parents, or grandparents, or a horde of small foxes.
Can you tell your Scarlet Scotchdroppers from your Giant Wangdoodles?
The theatre may be closed, but the show must go on! Step backstage with the creators of Matilda the Musical to find out how they brought the story to life.
Dennis Kelly discusses the process of adapting the character Bruce Bogtrotter for the stage.
We hear from Tim Minchin and Lauren Ward, the original actress to play Miss Honey in the West End.
Tim Minchin discusses how he wrote songs for Matilda The Musical's main villain, The Trunchbull.
Dennis Kelly discusses bringing the character of Mrs Wormwood up to date for the stage.
Explore the marvellous world of Dahl's language with these wordy activities from Oxford University Press.
Untangle the most plexicated of gobblefunk with this wondercrump worksheets.
You'll find all sorts of lickswishy language and splendiferous similes in these worksheets.
Simply too tired to pick up a book today? We'll do it for you - tuck in to one of these delicious extracts from our stories instead.
Do you know how to spot a witch? Stanley shares some top tips from the first chapter of The Witches.
British Sign Language interpreter, Helen Nelson, signs along as Violet Beauregarde meets a sticky end.
British Sign Language interpreter, Helen Nelson, signs along as Grandma relays her most frightful stories.
British Sign Language interpreter, Helen Nelson, signs along as Bruce tackles that enormous cake.
Here you'll find the craftiest of craft ideas and the most excellent of experiments to keep you as busy as can be.
Those nasty witches have been brewing something boilsome - see if you can recreate their formula.
Use these genius tips from Matilda to make your most secret messages appear like magic!
The terrible Twits play lots of horrid pranks on each other, but this simple trick is much less nasty.
Those scheming witches have been sending secret messages again - colour in to reveal!
Make your very own paper mouse - just be careful not to get caught by those tricksy witches!
Using bits and bobs from around your house make this marvellous, musical grasshopper.
Design a new pair of shoes for The Centipede and be part of our online class collage.
Create a cover for a brilliant book that you think Matilda would like to pick up and read!
Look through your craft drawer (or recycling bin) to collage your own colourful Roly-Poly Bird.
Learn to make a lava lamp, sing along with some giant insects, or try drawing your very own Oompa-Loompa - it all starts right here.
Greg Foot, TV and YouTube scientist, shows you how to use oil and water to make your own lava lamp.
The Centipede is trying to convince the Old Green Grasshopper and Miss Spider that pests are best, but they're not so sure...
Get your pencils ready - Quentin Blake himself is about to show you how to draw an Oompa-Loompa.
Greg Foot, TV and YouTube scientist, shows you there's more than one way to burst a balloon.
Fred, botany expert at the Natural History Museum, shares some fascinatingly peachy facts.
Gavin, head of insect collections at the Natural History Museum, shares some facts about the silkiest of six-legged creatures.
Get your pencils ready - Quentin Blake himself is about to show you how to draw Willy Wonka.
Grasshopper, Centipede and Miss Spider read an extract... watch out for those sharks.
Jan, spider expert at the Natural History Musuem, tells us all about our eight-legged friends.
Working with YPO, we've created an extra special set of activities and lesson plans perfect for pre-schoolers. Watch out for that crafty Croc!
Pick up a pencil and trace the letters below to reveal the names of these clever creatures.
Poor old Croc is looking a little bit pale. Grab your pencils and colour him in!
The Enormous Crocodile just isn't the same without his scaly green skin - time to get colouring!
Trunky and Croc could do with some colour - grab your pencils and get started.
Croc is on a mission to eat these tasty tiddlers - can you help them escape from the maze?
Gather your most mischievous crafting materials to make your very own Muggle-Wump!
Gather your most colourful crafting supplies - it's time to make your very own Roly-Poly Bird!
That crafty old Croc is sneaking about again. Can you help him find the safest path?