Scroll down to find activities to help children and young people learn from home. They can all be done without a teacher. Every week we’ll be adding more and especially activities for older pupils – so keep coming back.

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‘Ye canny forget the Cant’

Artist Jo Waterhouse and Kelly Stewart created an alphabet of Traveller words – including the Cant. Check out the words and pictures and try the activities to get the whole family to have a blether.

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Learning through stories

Sharing stories is one of the best ways to learn. Older members of the family can help younger ones. You can chat about what happened in the story and create your own. Remember to try out all the activities for each story below.

National anti-bullying competition

Take part in a competition with your class. ‘Shifting’ is a graphic novel about bullying behaviour in schools. Teachers can find resources for class activities on the STEP Teachers’ site.

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Create a comic strip in 7 steps

Try your hand at becoming a graphic novelist and create your own comic strip in seven steps with graphic comic designers Metaphrog.

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Make your own story

Why not create your own stories, films, artwork, poems or animations? Have a look at amazing work by young people here.