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Your Ideas

We love hearing your ideas for fun ways to promote reading – from classroom activities to sharing a book at bedtime. This page is where you can find new ideas and share your own for getting kids of all ages excited about books.

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    Lucky Dip

    Used often at lots of our key events throughout the year is our lucky dip activity. Random books in all […]

    Book Race

    I set up a horse racing track, with numbers to the side and a start and finish line. I made […]

    Eight Line Rhyme

    Children are invited to write an eight-line rhyme, on exercise and or healthy food. This could be partnered with children trying […]

    Screen Printing

    Carry your books to school in style with a canvas tote book bag that you’ve screen printed. Children and adults […]

    Book Covers

    You get given a book with no front cover, no name and no blurb. You then go away and read […]

    Funny Friends

    Funny friends is when you go into school with your funniest book and read your book to a friend and […]

    Character Guessing

    There are two people, one has to describe a character and the other has to draw what they’re describing. The […]

    Classics as Comics

    Pupils were asked to re-tell a classic tale in a comic format. We ran this as a competition in KS3 […]

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