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.
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  • Small Talk young girl playing

    Chat, play and read with your child

    Turn the activities you do with your child every day into opportunities to build your child's language skills.
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  • Stoke Little Library van staff member

    Join your local library

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

Things to download

  • Ellie Sandall rabbit group

    Reading materials

    Download fun materials to inspire your children to read.
  • Pencils for colouring in sheets

    Literacy themed activity sheets

    Download and print fun activities to do at home.
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    Bedtime Bear Hunt booklet

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