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 this workshop, 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


Further details:

Key Stage 2 Workshop

Half Day Workshop (90 minutes). Book a second workshop to make a whole day visit.

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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