Please help yourself to FREE learning resources and lesson plans inspired by Willy Wonka!

"Plots and plans and new ideas came flying off him like sparks from a grindstone"

Danny the Champion of the World

Roald Dahl’s Imaginormous Challenge is a global creativity program aimed at sparking the imagination of young minds – inspired by the creativity of the world’s #1 storyteller.

Why not encourage your pupils to get involved? Not only could they win a prize of lifetime but they could also receive prizes for their entire class – including a comprehensive library of Roald Dahl books!

To enter and give them the chance to win one of five incredible prizes, simply submit your pupils' story idea of 100 words or less on their behalf.

There is only one judging criterion: Pure Imagination.

Contestants may submit as many story ideas as they wish — though each entry must be no more than 100 words—between 29 January and May 1, 2018.

To help craft your pupils story ideas and help them win the Golden Ticket prizes, we've partnered with Scholastic to create Wonka approved lesson resources so you have everything you need to create an Imaginormous lesson.

 Whether you're after inspiration, a full lesson plan, or some Imaginormous activities to do at school or at home, it’s all here!

Created with Scholastic, the lesson plans give you everything you need to inspire your class's Imaginormous ideas! Take them on a trip through Wonka’s factory, visiting the Invention Room, The Limitless Location room and even the Wonderful Wonka Word Room!

Having completed their factory adventure they’ll be more than ready to enter the challenge and be in with a chance to win one of Wonka’s Golden Tickets!

Why not download our other FREE resources from the world of Roald Dahl to inspire your students' enormous imaginations?


Willy Wonka will be transforming the five winning story ideas into the following:

Penguin Young Readers: Become an author

Working with the authors of the Hank Zipzer series, Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver, one winner will develop their story idea into a published e-book.

Minecraft Education Edition: An immersive Minecraft world

A team of Minecraft builders will transform and reimagine the winning story idea into a playable Minecraft experience for the winner, and the world, to enjoy.

Charlie the Musical: A theatrical creation

The team behind the Broadway musical Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, will turn one winning story idea into a theatrical creation.

Warner Bros. : A tremendous toy design

One winner and their parent/guardian will be flown to Hollywood to work with the Warner Bros. Consumer Product team to help inspire a new toy design!

Dylan's Candy Bar: A candy creation

Following in Willy Wonka's footsteps and with the help of Dylan's Candy Bar, one winner's idea will be turned into a magical, edible creation! 


Activity sheets

These NEW teaching resources have everything you need to create an Imaginormous lesson. Help your students create inventive story ideas in the classroom and then enter the challenge. Download these FREE packs now!

Scholastic: Imaginormous lesson plan

Scholastic: Imaginormous school poster


Download other FREE resources from the world of Roald Dahl to inspire your students' enormous imaginations.

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Charlie lesson plan

George lesson plan

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