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

  • 100 Reads - Matilda

    Doncaster 100 Reads

    Doncaster's top 100 Reads as voted for by local school children
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    Monsters vs Doncaster

    Summer workshops to unleash creativity for monstrous poems
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    Doncaster Stories writing challenges

    Challenges to keep children engaged with literacy during lockdown
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Things to download

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    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory activity pack

    Printable Charlie and the Chocolate Factory activity sheets for Doncaster Stories
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  • Doncaster Stories Annual Literacy Survey

    101 things to do indoors

    Download this resource full of fun activities for a summer in lockdown.
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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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