The Reading Family Information Services is a statutory service providing free individually tailored, impartial information, advice and guidance on any family matter.

The service is available to any family member taking care of children or young people aged 0-19 years old inclusive (up to 25 years for children and young people with special needs) as well as professionals working with families in Reading.

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Seasonal activities

Reading has plenty of activities and clubs especially for children. Click below to find out what’s available and also what activities are on during half term and every seasonal holiday.

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Reading Children's Centres

For parents and carers with children under five, our children’s centres run an incredible array of activities both online and in person. To see the latest programme, head to the Reading Children’s Centres page.

What's on in the local community?

Berkshire Active

Berkshire Active has lots of activities and challenges to help you stay active together.

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Reading Libraries

Storytime every Tuesday is just one of many groups held at the library.

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Reading Museum

These family-friendly galleries have free trails for children.

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Reading University

The Museum of English Rural Learning offers some great family education.

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What's On Reading

See events and activities organised by local organisations.

What's on

Family Information Service

Online and in person things to do and activities in Reading.

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National organisations

NHS Change4Life

Get kids moving with indoor games and activities

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Twinkl parents' hub

Sign up for ideas and activities

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Free audiobooks for children

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Blue Peter badges

Take on tasks to earn badges

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Games, quizzes and puzzles

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National Geographic Kids

Explore your world

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Roald Dahl

Things to do indoors

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Sports England

Get active with the kids

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Spread the Happiness

From dough disco to nursery rhymes..

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For activities for young people aged 13+, head to the young people’s zone.

For tips and advice on your family’s mental wellbeing, head to this page.