Child and parents or carers at home

For parents and carers

Brighter Futures for Children provides a range of support and guidance for parents and carers

Activities, ideas or local services for you and your family this winter

  • For parents and carers with children under 5, our children’s centres are running various virtual sessions where you can meet with other families and our teams to access any support you may need. These include:
    • Let’s Talk – group for new parents looking for advice on their baby
    • Together Time – family group to meet other parents and their little ones
    • Mini Maestros – baby and toddler music classes running between January to March

See here for more on the children’s centre winter programme – Jan-Feb 2021

Email for more information or to book on a session.  Or to see more of their challenges and activities, see Facebook.

  • Get Berkshire Active has lots of activities and challenges to help you stay active togetherYoung girl and parents or carers in garden
  • Reading  museum has various online activities for all ages to try here, as does Reading University’s Museum of Rural Life 
  • For info and things to do, visit our Family Information Service‘s activities guide
  • Also, see online events and activities by local organisations here on What’s on Reading

BFfC activity sheets or resources

Other ideas


More ideas for you and your family this winter can be found here, on our support for parents and carers page.

If you’re looking for support for learning at home, see this page.

Or for any young people, aged 13+, see activities on our young people’s zone.

For advice and tips on managing your mental wellbeing, see here.