Tree idea for Reading Area, tent. Options: attach some of the branches to the ceiling /or drape thin blue cloth for sky/night sky. Add white Christmas lights to the "sky" i. on the hanging fabric or wall ceiling.
Make a Gruffalo mask: links to art and design. Read the book to discover the characterisitcs of The Gruffalo to make the mask e. wart on the end of his nose. Masks can then be used in drama to act out the story.