The Big SitOut is a set of curriculum-linked lesson plans for primary school children, and was born out of our biggest fundraiser The Big SleepOut where hundreds of people were sponsored to sleep rough for one night in the freezing cold. The Big SitOut gives children an opportunity to take part in an event for a couple of hours in the warmer months rather than a whole night in winter!

Homelessness is an issue surrounded by a lot of misunderstanding and teaching the next generation about it can seem like a daunting task. Children are never too young to learn about social action and what better way to do this than by supporting a local charity on your doorstep?

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