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

    Workshops to unleash creativity for monstrous poems
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    Doncaster Stories writing challenges

    Catch up with our challenges inspired by local landmarks and heros
    Learn more

Things to download

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    Kindness at home trail

    Print and cut out the activities to create a trail that will show children the benefits of being kind to themselves and to others.
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  • Middlesbrough Reads Roald Dahl challenges

    Roald Dahl at home trail

    Bring books to life as you travel from room to room around your home
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  • Doncaster Stories - children loving books

    101 things to do indoors

    Free things to keep children entertained whatever the weather
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