Story sacks

Story sacks contain toys and games to engage early years and key stage 1 children with stories

What are story sacks?

Story sacks contain resources to extend the story and enhance learning. Research shows that they:

  • encourage reading for pleasure
  • extend general knowledge
  • develop social skills
  • improve confidence
  • develop listening and oral skills
  • encourage talking and extend vocabulary

What does a story sack consist of?

A typical story sack includes 3 books including picture books and non-fiction texts, plus multi-sensory materials such as soft toys, games, and activities.

How can I borrow a story sack?

All PVI, early years and primary subscribers can borrow story sacks as part of their subscription at no extra charge.

They are also available to be borrowed on an ad-hoc basis by non-subscribing schools and settings via our tailor made service menu. See more information about our subscriptions.