BookTrust HomeTimeGroups & Activities
- Under 5s
- School Age
BookTrust transforms lives by getting children and families reading.
BookTrust is the UK's largest children's reading charity. Each year we reach 3.9 million children across the UK with books, resources and support.
Looking for something fun as a family? Enjoy storytime with free online books and videos, play games, win prizes, test your knowledge in our book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.
Storybooks and games
Here you can find lots of lovely interactive books to read online or watch with signing.
There are classic children's stories that you and your family will love. You can also watch Storytime videos from the likes of Ore Oduba, Adam Buxton, Fearne Cotton and many more.
Booktrust also have free, fun kids' games to enjoy online. Whether you want some number games, puzzle games, colouring or the Shape Game, you'll find lots of interactive activities to try here.
Activities to print out
The Booktrust have got loads of downloadable activities including word searches, puzzles, colouring sheets and lots of creative inspiration. Available to download and print here.
There are some great quizzes available here. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy!
Fun at home with authors and illustrators
There is a fantastic list of activities for all ages, involving authors, illustrators and organisations - see here.
Time to rhyme
Use these playlists and downloads to create your own rhymetime fun for little ones. Sing along to favourites like Old MacDonald and get to know some brilliant new rhymes, too.
Fancy doing some baking with your family? There are lots of fun, easy-to-follow recipes for you to try out here.