09 July 2020
Silly Squad Book Talk Prompt Cards
These book discussion prompts can be used to help children talk about their Summer Reading Challenge books with library staff, volunteers, teachers or at home. Adjust your print menu settings to print multiple cards on one page. Illustrations © Laura Ellen Anderson...
01 July 2020
Silly Squad Activity Sheet: Colouring in and Wordsearch page
This sheet includes a colouring activity and an author wordsearch With thanks to Islington Council
01 July 2020
Silly Squad Activity Sheet: Number Sudoku
Complete the sudoku grid by adding the numbers 1-9 into each row, column and 3×3 square
23 June 2020
Stay-at-home with Football School - writing competition
A shout out to all sports fans aged 7-12! Do you dream of becoming a sportswriter, commentator or sports presenter in the future? Then this competition could help you reach your goal! The Guardian has teamed up with the...
12 June 2020
Boys and Kids Who Dare to be Different - activity packs, audio extracts and journal
Stories for Boys who Dare to be Different is a beautiful and inspiring collection of stories about boys who changed the world without killing a single dragon or saving a single princess. Stories for Kids who Dare to be Different...
12 June 2020
Starfell by Dominique Valente and Sarah Warburton - Digital Activity Pack
Step into the magical world of Starfell in the most spellbinding children’s fantasy series of the year! With beautiful illustrations by Sarah Warburton, Dominique Valente’s Starfell is perfect for fans of Cressida Cowell and Nevermoor. Willow Moss, the youngest and least...
10 June 2020
Silly Squad Activity Sheet: Join the Squad
Children can draw themselves as part of the Silly Squad with this activity sheet poster
04 June 2020
Colouring resource: Poster by Johanna Basford
Print off this super silly poster from the queen of colouring Johanna Basford, and then follow along with her colouring-in tips on the Summer Reading Challenge Facebook page!
28 May 2020
Schools Pack for Summer Reading Challenge 2020
If you are wondering how your school can get involved take a look at our Schools Pack for Summer Reading Challenge 2020.
30 April 2020
The Reading Agency Hub
Here you can access The Reading Agency at home. You’ll find ideas, activities and challenges from across our programmes to entertain and educate yourself, your family or those you are teaching remotely. The activities will be refreshed every couple of weeks...
01 July 2019
Space Chase game: dice and counters
Download this activity sheet to make dice and counters for the Space Chase Rockets and Comets game! Cut out the templates or design your own counters to create everything you need to play the game. Please note: the Space Chase Rockets and...
05 July 2018
Mischief Makers Chatterbooks Activity Pack
Here is a Chatterbooks activity pack to accompany the Summer Reading Challenge, Mischief Makers. It features reading and activity ideas inspired by the brilliant books in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge collection.
03 July 2017
Animal Agents Chatterbooks Activity Pack
Here is a Chatterbooks activity pack to accompany this year’s Summer Reading Challenge, Animal Agents. It features some of the fabulous books in this year’s Summer Reading Challenge collection.
24 March 2016
The Big Friendly Read Chatterbooks activity pack
This pack contains reading and activity ideas to use in book groups and with whole classes to celebrate Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday! Get ready for The Big Friendly Read, Summer Reading Challenge 2016, in libraries everywhere.