Room on the Broom books and activities for kids

Little fans of the witch and the cat will love these Room on the Broom books and downloadable activities for kids.

07/10/2020
3 minutes to read
Room on the Broom book cover

Providing hours of entertainment for Halloween or when you’re looking for activities to keep children busy indoors, these Room on the Broom books, activities and colouring sheets will be loved by little fans of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s tale of quick wits and friendship

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Room on the Broom activities for kids

The witch has lost her hat! Draw her a new one and colour it in. 

Draw the witch's hat activity sheet
Activity sheet - Draw the witch's hat activity sheet - Room on the Broom - Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
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Colour in this picture of the witch and her cat with their new friends.

Room on the Broom colouring sheet
Activity sheet - Room on the Broom colouring sheet - Room on the Broom - Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
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Spot the differences between these pictures of the witch on her broom.

Room on the Broom spot the difference activity sheet
Activity sheet - Room on the Broom spot the difference activity sheet - Room on the Broom - Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
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This icky bog slime is fun to make and play with.

Magic bog slime activity sheet
Activity sheet - Magic bog slime activity sheet - Room on the Broom - Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler
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These Room on the Broom invitations and party tips are perfect for a Room on the Broom themed Halloween or birthday party.

Activity sheet - Party invitation - Room on the Broom - Julia Donaldson - Axel Scheffler
Room on the Broom party invitation template
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For even more Room on the Broom party inspiration, don't miss our Halloween party ideas. 


 Spot the difference, follow the trail and join the dots with this Room on the Broom activity sheet.

Activity Sheet - Spot the difference - Room on the Broom - Julia Donaldson - Axel Scheffler
Room on the Broom activity sheet
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Room on the Broom books for kids

Room on the Broom

by Julia Donaldson

Book cover for Room on the Broom

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

This story of a witch and her cat, and the medley of creatures that hitch a ride on her broom isn’t just for Halloween! The witch loses her hat, bow and wand which are returned by a dog, a bird and a frog, all eager for a ride on her broom. It’s the more the merrier until the broom snaps under its heavy load - and there’s a greedy dragon looking for a snack . . .

This Room on the Broom 20th Anniversary Edition features bonus content for the anniversary year.

Little fans of Room on the Broom will love these books and activities based on Axel Scheffler and Julia Donaldson's characters.

The Room on the Broom Cookbook

by Julia Donaldson

Book cover for The Room on the Broom Cookbook

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

The Room on the Broom Cookbook is jam-packed with spellbindingly delicious treats, healthy snacks and simple meals. From cheese wands and creepy crawly crackers to the showstopping horrible beast cake, all the recipes are inspired by the bestselling picture book Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Room on the Broom Sticker Book

by Julia Donaldson

Book cover for Room on the Broom Sticker Book

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

This spooky sticker book for kids is full of games, activities and over 400 stickers. Join the witch and her cat as they fly over forests, mountains and rivers on their broomstick, until the witch’s hat, bow and wand are blown away by the wind. Luckily there are some familiar animal friends on hand to help . . .

Room on the Broom: A Push, Pull and Slide Book

by Julia Donaldson

Book cover for Room on the Broom: A Push, Pull and Slide Book

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Inquisitive little hands will love the magical moving mechanisms in this board book based on Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s bestselling picture book Room on the Broom. Wiggle the witch’s broomstick, push and pull the tabs to see what happens when they are joined by a dog, a bird and a frog, and scare away the greedy dragon looking for a snack.