Category Archives: Volunteer

World Stories Wednesday: Dick Whittington and his Cat

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is Dick Whittington and his Cat. This traditional tale of poor Dick Whittington and his feline friend follows Whittington’s unusual … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Dick Whittington and his Cat

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World Stories Wednesday: The Princess of Riddles

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is The Princess of Riddles. The extremely clever princess Maria agrees to marry the man who can present her with … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Princess of Riddles

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The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur. A deceitful teacher lies and promises a man named Aban he can … Continue reading The Donkey and the Qazi of Jaunpur

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World Stories Wednesday: Home

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the newly added Home. When a young girl named Myna is forced to move to a new country, she soon … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Home

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World Stories Wednesday: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is the classic Goldilocks and the Three Bears. When three bears leave their house to go for a walk in the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

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World Stories Wednesday: The Innocent Punishment

Welcome to this week’s World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut showcases one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. This week’s story is called The Innocent Punishment. The tale follows Birbal, the witty advisor to Akbar, the Emperor of India. When someone pulls … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Innocent Punishment

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World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

Welcome to our first ever World Stories Wednesday! Every week, KidsOut will be showcasing one of the amazing tales from our World Stories database, giving you a flavour of the breadth and diversity of our collection. KidsOut launched World Stories in 2012 as a free, electronic library of short stories and tales from around the … Continue reading World Stories Wednesday: The Beauty of Difference

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KidsOut Summer Ball Another Huge Success!

On Thursday 7thJune 2018, guests descended upon the Nine Kings Suite of the 5* Royal Lancaster Hotel, London, once more for the annual KidsOut Summer Ball, where over £111,000 was raised to bring fun and happiness to the lives of disadvantaged children all over the UK! Over 400 business men and women attended the prestigious … Continue reading KidsOut Summer Ball Another Huge Success!

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World Stories Recording

KidsOut were at the University of Essex last week filming student volunteers’ audio recording stories in multiple languages such as: Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, French and Italian for our World Stories project. Keep your eyes peeled for the video which will showcase our wonderful relationship and support from the language and linguistics department and not forgetting the … Continue reading World Stories Recording

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2 weeks at KidsOut – my experience

Here at KidsOut HQ, Jack Harrison, star of upcoming band The Verse has been undertaking a 2 week work experience placement at the office, to find out what it’s like to work within the charity sector. Here’s what he had to say about his two weeks here!   On Monday the 16th April I began … Continue reading 2 weeks at KidsOut – my experience

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