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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!
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  • 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
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    Run, read, quest, rest!

    Get involved with this reading and exercise challenge.
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    Ramadan bingo

    Tick off the tasks on this bingo sheet.
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Things to download

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    Stoke 100 Reads

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

    Stoke Reads On

    101 books for young people to read at secondary school and beyond.
    Download
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    Free activity sheets

    Download and print wordsearches, mazes and colouring sheets.
    Download
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    101 things to do

    Download this interactive list of fun activities to do indoors
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