Mini Grey

Born in a mini car in a car park in South Wales, Mini worked as a theatre designer, then a primary school teacher, before studying for an MA in sequential design at Brighton University.

Below you will find various activities for your students to explore the themes touched upon in Mini Grey's book “Toys in Space” . We have also given suggested activities you could do with your students to future explore the themes.To support you we have created lesson slides and have given you an extracts from the book.

Extracts from 'Toys in Space'

'Toys in Space' Lesson Slides

'Toys in Space' Lesson Tasks

We have a a series of comprehension self-marking quizzes, the quizzes are designed to allow KS1 pupils to practise and apply their skills of the Content Domains. They have been written in a progressive order, and using different question types, to support KS1 pupils of different abilities.

'Toys in Space' Quiz 1B

'Toys in Space' Quiz 1C

'Toys in Space' Quiz 1D

Below you will find links to other LGfL resources which link to the themes mentioned in Mini Grey's book “Toys in Space”

The Busy Things Platform has a range of activities linked to Mini Grey's book “Toys in Space" including:

  • Interactive Book extract

  • Grammar highlighter

  • Grammar quizzes based on extracts

  • Write a review of book (or extract)

  • Design a book jacket illustration and blurb

  • Write a character profile

  • Comprehension quizzes