For families

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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 Peterborough families.

Things to do

  • Peterborough Celebrates Reading public launch

    Celebrate Peterborough's Year of Reading

    Enjoy a year of special reading events in Peterborough.
    Learn more
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    Peterborough Reads writing competition

    Peterborough Reads has created a new series of writing competitions for children to do during lockdown
    Learn more
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    Join your local library

    Peterborough has lots of libraries. Find your nearest one and sign up online for free!
    Learn more

Things to download

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    Reading materials

    Download fun materials to inspire your children to read.
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    31 day reading challenge

    Complete a 10 minute reading challenge every day for a month.
    Learn more
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    Bedtime Bear Hunt booklet

    Celebrate the book's 30th anniversary with special prompts to bring the story to life.