Holes: Educational Resources

Activity pack

Creative Approaches to Literacy. This pack contains practical activity ideas for teachers to choose from, to be used alongside the study of Holes by Louis Sachar. Our activities use creative, active approaches to explore different themes. The activities are described in relation to specific themes, storylines or events, but can be adapted for use with any other themes or events in the story.


These appendices to the Activity Pack contain: Play in 10 scenes, Character list, Character cards images and names, Character vocabulary, Resilient Ranking cards and rules, "If Only" song in three versions, Resilient moves cards, Quotes with themes, Camp Green Lake word carpet, Activity examples, National Curriculum 2014 KS2 and KS3 links, Holes Arts Award Discover log book, Production images.

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