For families

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We have lots of fun, quick, and easy activities for you and your little ones.

Things to do

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    Middlesbrough Reads 30 day challenge

    30 days of fun reading activities for all the family.
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  • Middlesbrough Reads Roald Dahl challenges

    Roald Dahl writing challenges

    Unleash your creativity and bring these children's favourites to life from home.
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  • Scavenger Hunt

    Scavenger Hunt

    This activity is perfect for little ones, helping to learn about their surroundings through the five senses.
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Things to download

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    We're Going on a Bear Hunt interactive leaflet

    To celebrate the 30th anniversary of We're Going on a Bear Hunt, we've designed a leaflet full of tips to help make reading fun.
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    Parmo to the Rescue

    Read this Middlesbrough lockdown story written by Rachael Wong with help from local children.
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    Kindness trail

    Download and cut out the activities to create a trail that inspires kindness among children and their peers.
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Small Talk

Small Talk is our website packed with simple videos, tips and information to help parents of children aged 0-5 chat, play and read with their young child every day.

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