How to Catch a Star Printable Activity Sheets

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the classic book How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers.

This was Oliver Jeffers’ first picture book and is a beautifully illustrated sweet story all about a little boy trying desperately to catch a star to keep as his very own.

To celebrate 10 years of this lovely story, I have a collection of printable activity sheets to share with you all.

These are all free to download and print as many times as you like, for home or classroom use.

Oliver Jeffers How to Catch a Star printable pack

How to Catch a Star Printable Activity Pages for Kids

The How to Catch A Star Printable pack includes the following activity pages for kids:

  • Spot the difference
  • 2 different mazes
  • Templates to make puppets
  • Dot to dot
  • Make a mobile (2 sheets)
  • Colouring in

My boys have been enjoying the book and doing the activity sheets which has given them more opportunity to talk about the story.

how to catch a star coloring pages pack
How to catch a star worksheets and activities for kids

Download your free How to Catch a Star printable activity sheets at the end of this blog post.

How to Catch a Star Book Themed Worksheets for Kids

Here’s a preview of all the activities included in the PDF pack

Spot the difference Page

Can you spot the four differences between these two pictures from Oliver Jeffer’s How to Catch a Star?

How to Catch a Star Spot the Difference activity

How to Catch a Star Maze Printable

Once there was a boy and the boy loved stars very much. Every night the boy watched the stars from his window and wished he had one of his very own.

Can you help to guide the boy towards the star?

how to catch a star maze printable activity sheet

Puppets

Want to act out your own story?

Make these puppets and let the show begin!

You will need scissors, glue, a grown up and your creativity.

how to catch a star cut out puppets

Join the Dots

Why does the boy think the star looks really big? Connect the dots in this How to Catch a Star dot to dot activity sheet to find out.

how to catch a star dot to dot page

Printable How to Catch a Star Mobile Craft to Make

Print out the six pieces to make your own How to Catch a Star mobile craft, using the instructions below.

make a mobile to go along with Oliver Jeffers how to catch a star book, printable activity

How to Make The How to Catch a Star Mobile

To make your mobile you will need

  • Thread or string
  • Two long lolly pop sticks
  • Sticky tape
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • The printable pieces

Follow the eight step by step instructions shown in the printable below

Steps for making a "How to catch a star" mobile

How to Catch a Star Printable Colouring Page

Grab your crayons and pencils and have fun colouring in this How to Catch a Star picture.

How to catch a star colouring page

How to Catch a Star Maze

Can you help the boy find his way to the star?

how to catch a star maze printable

Download

Click the download link below for a free instant digital download of the PDF file with all of the activities in one convenient file.

More How to Catch a Star Activities and Crafts

Make this easy How to Catch a Star inspired toilet paper roll craft with the kids.

Making foil stars and exploring glow in the dark stars

Take a look through these 12 Star themed activities for kids.

More Book Themed Fun

Looking for World Book Day costume ideas? Check out our post with over 40 suggestions.

Or check out these world book day activities for parents.

Or print this free poster for your reading corner – Today is a great day to read a book!

The Book

Click below to order the book on Amazon (affiliate link) – How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers.

Paperback cover

Board book cover

Share

Please go ahead and share these activity sheets with friends and family, so that fellow parents and educators can benefit from this free resource too. We always appreciate pinning our content to your Pinterest Boards!

Free printable worksheets for how to catch a star by Oliver Jeffers, with coloring pages, mazes, printable puppets and more. Great for book themed activities

Enjoy!

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