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19 July 2022

StoryTrails x Summer Reading Challenge Activity Pack (Welsh)

This is the Welsh version of the Activity pack created for the 15 libraries taking part in StoryTrails. You can see the Welsh nationwide version here StoryTrails is a unique, immersive storytelling experience. It aims to allow local people to...

13 July 2022

WELSH Gadgeteers: Treasure Hunt Activity Sheet

This activity sheet pairs with the printed Gadgeteers treasure hunt cards. Libraries can download this sheet in colour and in black & white by clicking on the link below. Please note, this is the Welsh-language version of this resource. See the...

13 July 2022

WELSH Gadgeteers: Printable Treasure Hunt Characters

Libraries can download these printable treasure hunt character cards to use in ‘Gadgeteers’ activities! A matching activity sheet for children is available via the link below. Please note, this is the Welsh-language version of this resource. See the link below for the...

08 July 2022

Summer of Fun assets (WALES ONLY)

WALES ONLY Download assets to promote Summer of Fun branded activities in your libraries. Assets are available in both English and Welsh, but should only be used by Welsh libraries participating in the Welsh Government funded campaign. Please note: this is a locked...

07 July 2022

WELSH Gadgeteers: Puzzles Activity Sheet

Download these fun Welsh-language Gadgeteers themed puzzle activity sheets for children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge 2022. This download also includes an answer sheet. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge...

07 July 2022

WELSH Gadgeteers: Family Favourites Activity Booklet

This year’s Summer Reading Challenge is all about science and innovation, seeking to spark children’s curiosity about the world around them – a great theme to inspire readers of all ages. This Welsh-language activity sheet enables you to keep a record...

07 July 2022

WELSH Gadgeteers: Reader Review Bookmarks

Download and print these reader review bookmarks for Gadgeteers participants to fill in! This resource is available in colour and in black & white. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2022. Libraries...

07 July 2022

WELSH Gadgeteers: Recommend to a Friend Bookmarks

Children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge can colour in these Gadgeteers bookmarks and fill them out to recommend books to friends. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2022. Libraries...

07 July 2022

WELSH Gadgeteers: Children's Certificates

Download these Welsh-language certificates to reward children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge 2022, Gadgeteers! This folder includes: - Standard certificate - Mini Challenge certificate - Special achievement certificate - Schools achievement certificate (including an adaptable version for number of pupils) Please note: this is...

07 July 2022

WELSH Gadgeteers: Name Tags

Librarians can download these Gadgeteers-themed badges in Welsh to use for the Summer Reading Challenge 2022! This resource contains name tag templates in colour and in black & white. Please note, this is the Welsh-language version of this resource. See the...

07 July 2022

WELSH Gadgeteers: Schools Invite Activity Sheet

Children can get creative with this A4 invitation. Download and print the invitation, and encourage children to complete the activity and invite their friends and family to come along with them to the library this summer. Please note, this is the...

07 July 2022

WELSH Gadgeteers: Empty Middle Poster

Download this empty middle ‘Gadgeteers’ poster and use it to promote this year’s Summer Reading Challenge by adding your information in the middle. Please note, this is the Welsh-language version of this resource. See the link below for the English-language version.

06 July 2022

WELSH Schools Assembly Presentation for Summer Reading Challenge 2022

Download this assembly presentation and tell your school all about this year’s Summer Reading Challenge! The presentation is in PowerPoint format. Please note, this is the Welsh-language version of this resource. See the link below for the English-language version.

05 July 2022

WELSH Communications Toolkit for Library Partners, Summer Reading Challenge 2022

This folder contains a toolkit with assets, suggested Welsh-language social media posts and newsletter copy to help libraries in Wales promote the Summer Reading Challenge. The folder also contains the Gadgeteers character guide, core pack guide, ‘How to take part’ information,...

04 July 2022

Summer Reading Challenge x StoryTrails Activity Pack (Welsh)

StoryTrails is a unique, immersive storytelling experience. It aims to allow local people to experience their town in a completely new way through immersive technology, including augmented and virtual reality. People will be able to use this new technology to...

04 July 2022

Summer Reading Challenge x StoryTrails additional apps and ideas (Welsh)

Additional apps and ideas for StoryTrails x Summer Reading Challenge activities Download Other SRCxST Resources Get Immersive with the Gadgeteers Activity Toolkit Additional Resources and Activities Get Immersive with the Gadgeteers Schools Activity Toolkit Welsh Get Immersive with the Gadgeteers Activity Toolkit Welsh Get Immersive with...

04 July 2022

Summer Reading Challenge x StoryTrails Activity Toolkit for Teachers (Welsh)

This pack brings together StoryTrails and the Summer Reading Challenge, providing apps and session plans to help children and young people explore the themes of innovation, technology and immersive storytelling. Immersive Storytelling using innovative technology offers a powerful way to engage...

23 June 2022

StoryTrails comms and activity toolkit (nationwide Wales)

The Reading Agency has put together a ‘Summer of Stories’ comms toolkit and activity pack that includes exciting opportunities and training from the project’s partners so that all libraries can benefit from StoryTrails in 2022. Even if you cannot make...

23 June 2022

StoryTrails comms and activity toolkit (Swansea and Newport)

The Reading Agency has put together a ‘Summer of Stories’ comms toolkit and activity pack that includes exciting opportunities and training from the project’s partners so that all libraries can benefit from StoryTrails in 2022. Even if you cannot make...

22 June 2022

WALES_Gadgeteers Library Evaluation

Download the Library Evaluation Form and Guidance documents for Gadgeteers, Summer Reading Challenge 2022. All Welsh library authorities running the Summer Reading Challenge are required to complete this evaluation form. Please Note: This is the library evaluation for authorities in Wales. Library...

01 June 2022

Reading Friends Evaluation Guidance (Welsh)

The guidance for this year’s evaluation ahs been translated into Welsh. Overview of approach and guidance for participation monitoring, surveys and feedback tools.

18 May 2022

Reading Friends Under 11s feedback tool (Welsh)

This has been translated into Welsh. This evaluation feedback tool can be used with primary aged children under 11 involved in Reading Friends.

18 May 2022

Reading Friends Dementia Feedback Tool (Welsh)

This has been translated into Welsh. This evaluation tool can be used with people who are living with dementia. It’s useful for people who cannot fill in surveys or for whom surveys aren’t appropriate. It can help capture ‘in the moment’...

04 May 2022

Gadgeteers: Printable A3 Poster (Wales)

Download and print this A3 poster and spread the word about Gadgeteers, Summer Reading Challenge 2022! All illustrations are by Julian Beresford and © The Reading Agency 2022.

04 May 2022

Gadgeteers: Printable A4 Poster (Wales)

Download and print this A4 poster and spread the word about Gadgeteers, Summer Reading Challenge 2022! All illustrations are by Julian Beresford and © The Reading Agency 2022.

07 March 2022

School resources: Reading Well for Children CYMRAEG

You can download these school resources in Welsh language to use in classroom activities alongside the books in the Reading Well for Children list.

02 February 2022

Winter of Wellbeing Bookmarks and Posters

Download print materials to use in your library!

01 February 2022

Reading Friends Group Session Tips (Welsh)

Hints and tips for running a great Reading Friends session in Welsh. This information sheet gives you some general tips and things to think about to help everyone feel welcome, comfortable, and have fun.

12 January 2022

Winter of Wellbeing Promotional Resources Pack

The Reading Agency are pleased to be supporting the Welsh Government-funded Winter of Wellbeing! This is a cross-Wales bid to help children and young people (0 – 25-year-olds) recover from the pandemic and head into spring feeling better, more connected...

09 June 2021

Wild World Heroes A4 Poster: Wales

Download this A4 poster and spread the word about Wild World Heroes, Summer Reading Challenge 2021! Illustrations © Heath McKenzie 2021