For families

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The local community is at the heart of Doncaster Stories, so we want to get as many families involved as possible!

What a child learns at home is vital to their development, but we know it may be difficult to know where to start. Luckily, there are so many simple ways parents can help children learn and grow at home.

This page lists fun family activities and free, useful resources aimed at Doncaster families.

Things to do

  • Doncaster Stories Christmas competition

    Christmas competition

    Win a collection of Doncaster's favourite books by designing your dream Christmas
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  • 100 Reads - Matilda

    Doncaster 100 Reads

    The results are in! Doncaster has voted for it's favourite children's books.
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  • Doncaster Stories launch book giveaway

    Join your local library

    Doncaster has lots of local libraries. Find your local one and sign up for free online!

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Things to download

  • Pencils for colouring in sheets

    Free printable activity sheets for children

    Download wordsearches, mazes, colouring sheets and more.

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  • Cressida Cowell

    Top writing tips from Cressida Cowell

    Encourage your child's writing with these top tips from the author of 'How to Train Your Dragon'.
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  • Big Book Sale 18

    Books for children age 5 to 13

    Celebrate reading and inspire children with our themed book lists, suitable for children aged from five to 13 years and upwards.
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