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 Stoke families.

  • Story Quest in porthole

    Go on a Story Quest

    Complete a free story trail in Burslem and Tunstall - and receive a free prize for taking part!
    Learn more
  • Stoke Family Cookbook

    Get creative in the kitchen

    From oatcakes to lobby, and everything in between - check out Stoke's favourite family recipes!
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  • Alan Barrett storyteller at Bear Hunt event

    Six Towns Storytelling

    Six stories celebrating the heritage of Stoke-on-Trent by local storyteller Alan Barrett
    Learn more
  • Stoke KPMG Instant Library 1

    Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week

    Complete kindness challenges and take part in our exclusive kindness trails.
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Things to download

  • children reading

    Stoke 100 Reads

    Stoke's 100 favourite books for children to read before they leave primary school.
  • Reading for learning

    Stoke Reads On

    101 books for young people to read at secondary school and beyond.
  • Story Quest children looking in bags

    Free activity sheets

    Download and print wordsearches, mazes and colouring sheets.