With Beanstalk Reading 321 you'll help three children, twice a week, for one academic year (three terms, starting at any time of the year). With your support, you'll help them improve their reading ability, confidence and learn to love reading.  

It's a rewarding experience:

  • Our most popular and longest-running volunteering opportunity, with thousands of people taking part
  • 80% of people say it makes them feel more physically and mentally active
  • You'll take on a new challenge and develop new skills 
  • You'll change a child's life, giving them the skills and confidence they need to succeed in life
  • Most of all, you'll have fun!

You'll make a lasting difference:

  • You'll read, play and talk to open up a child’s imagination and help them discover the magic of reading
  • You'll help three children succeed at school
  • You'll become part of your local community and give something back

What's involved: 

  • You'll engage with children in a fun and positive way 
  • You'll adapt each session to the child, seeing for yourself how they progress
  • You'll volunteer for 90 minutes, twice a week, in a school near you