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Summer Reading Challenge 2020

Welcome to the Silly Squad Summer Reading Challenge!



This year the Summer Reading Challenge will celebrate happiness, fun and laughter! Join the team of seriously funny animals as they get up to all sorts of mischief and mayhem in some of the best books around!

Children taking part can borrow books from our fantastic e-Library for free!


 

Silly Squad S-quiz! [Ages 6 - 12 years]
Mondays from 13 July to 24 August, 2 - 3pm
Squash into a S-quiz! Filled with questions to test your knowledge on a range of silly rounds! A heebie-jeebies helter-skelter ride.
Email Natasha.Baddeley@towerhamlets.gov.uk by 11am every Monday and we'll send you a Zoom code and details of how to join. Places are limited on a first come first served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult at the start of the event.
 

Artburst Sillies! [Ages 6 - 12 years]
Mondays from 20 July to 24 August, 3 - 4pm
Bring silly alive with our friends at ArtburstTummy-tickling tales, ridiculous creations and wibbly-wobbly dance moves!
The video will be posted on our Youtube channel on the day.

Monday 3 August - Food
artburst sillies graphic
 

Silly Squad Chaotic Charades! [Ages 6 - 12 years]
Tuesdays from 14 July to 25 August, 2 - 3pm

Test your acting skills by miming a book or film and see if others can guess the name. Bamboozling fun!
Email Atalanta.Kernick@towerhamlets.gov.uk by 11am every Tuesday and we'll send you a Zoom code and details of how to join. Places are limited on a first come first served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult at the start of the event


Silly Squad Countdown! [Ages 6 - 12 years]
Wednesdays from 15 July to 26 August, 2 - 3pm

Fantabalicious word battles start here! - Stretch your brain cells and curl them round this fun filled event. Abracadabra!
Email Raju.Vaidyanathan@towerhamlets.gov.uk by 11am every Wednesday and we'll send you a Zoom code and details of how to join. Places are limited on a first come first served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult at the start of the event.
 

Silly Squad Breakneck Bingo! [Ages 6 - 12 years]
Thursdays from 16 July to 27 August, 2-3pm
A crackerjack game of bingo with Silly Squad characters. Will you be first to spot them? Prepare to be flabbergasted!
Email Kenneth.Agbodzi@towerhamlets.gov.uk by 11am every Thursday and we’ll send you a Zoom code and details of how to join. Places are limited on a first come first served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult at the start of the event.
 

Silly Squad Friday Jibber-Jabber! [Ages 6 - 12 years]
Fridays from 17 July to 28 August, 2 - 3pm
Chat about a book, an amazing fact or something you’ve made. What will you read, discover or make next?
Email Julian.Harrison@towerhamlets.gov.uk by 11am every Friday and we’ll send you a Zoom code and details of how to join. Places are limited on a first come first served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult at the start of the event.

Silly Squad Karaoke Kerfuffle! [Ages 6 - 12 years]
Saturdays from 11 July to 29 August, 2 - 3pm
A shooby-dooby singalong session with silliness guaranteed. Party tunes, nursery rhymes and Disney songs – we’ve got it all!
Email Sangeeta.Ghosh@towerhamlets.gov.uk by 11am every Saturday and we’ll send you a Zoom code and details of how to join. Places are limited on a first come first served basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult at the start of the event.
 

Silly Squad Amazing Art Club! [Ages 6 - 12 years]
Sundays from 12 July to 30 August, 2 - 3pm
Missing our Art Clubs? - each week a new art challenge will appear for you to follow and decorate your house with. Ingeniously inventive.
The video will be ppremiered here on the day

 

Need some help signing up or have a question about the challenge? We’re here to help!

How can I sign up for the challenge?
You can register at www.summerreadingchallenge.org.uk. It’s free to take part in the challenge!

How do I complete the challenge?
This year you can read as many cool books as you like to complete the Silly Squad challenge – why not read a squillion! You can also come to 6 of our special Silly Squad events to get a medal

What books can I read?
You can read all of your favourite books from home or school, or download loads of our fantastic e-books and audiobooks from our Children's eLibrary

Will I still get a medal?
Yes! You'll be able to collect your medal when your local Idea Store or library opens in the future