BFG Dream Bottles

BFG Workshop

In this fun craft and creative writing workshop, aimed at Key Stages 1 and 2, the BFG needs your help to make some wundercrump new dreams, inspired by favourite museum objects. Create a magical dream bottle as a unique souvenir to take home.

Curriculum Links (writing):

Develop positive attitudes towards and stamina for writing by:

  • writing narratives about personal experiences and those of others (real and fictional)
  • writing about real events
  • writing poetry
  • writing for different purposes


Consider what they are going to write before beginning by:

  • planning or saying out loud what they are going to write about
  • writing down ideas and/or key words, including new vocabulary


In a typical 90-minute session pupils will:

  • recap the BFG story
  • discuss how Roald Dahl gathered inspiration from the world around him for story writing
  • explore museum objects to generate ideas
  • create a dream bottle to take back to school
  • think about creative writing possibilities inspired by the dreams
  • write a story label for the dream bottle


Price: £6.50 per pupil (minimum charges apply)

Max 45 pupils per session

1 free staff member per every 6 children

Lunch rooms available on request at time of booking (FREE with a whole day visit)


For a whole day visit, book our Roald Dahl Children’s Gallery Experience workshop.

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