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Little Troopers at Home

Little Troopers was founded to empower parents, to enable you no matter where in the world you are based to easily access specific resources and initiatives to help you support your little troopers at home.

Living military life can bring unique challenges; moving home, moving school, periods of separation and deployments. Here in this section you can find lots of hands on advice and ways to get through those challenges.

At Home

Little Troopers at Home

Little Troopers was founded to empower parents, to enable you no matter where in the world you are based to easily access specific resources and initiatives to help you support your little troopers at home.

Living military life can bring unique challenges; moving home, moving school, periods of separation and deployments. Here in this section you can find lots of hands on advice and ways to get through those challenges.

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NEW FROM LITTLE TROOPERS!

Calling all young writers, budding journalists and creative minds. Little Troopers needs you! We want children aged 5+ from across the British Armed Forces community to contribute to our brand-new newspaper called the Little Troopers Gazette. See below our Press Pack and print off the resources to be part of this exciting new project!

Our Little Troopers of the Month!

We want to recognise Little Troopers; children with parents serving in the British Armed Forces who have been exceptionally brave, inspirational or just extra special against all odds. 

This is an opportunity to really celebrate and shine a spotlight on the lives of incredible military children, hear the special stories and give them the recognition they really deserve.

Little Troopers Letters

Little Troopers move around frequently and are often lucky enough to make friends all over the world! Many want to stay in touch and our Little Troopers Letters pack was created to help treasure special friendships. Writing letters is soo much fun and everyone loves to receive something in the post!

Little Trooper Separation Pack

Our tri-service separation pack, full of various resources to enable Little Troopers to stay connected to their serving parent while they are away, be it for 10 months or one month.

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Little Troopers Gazette

Calling all young writers, budding journalists and creative minds. Little Troopers needs you! We want children aged 5+ from across the British Armed Forces community to contribute to our brand-new newspaper called the Little Troopers Gazette. See our Press Pack and print off the resources to be part of this exciting new project!

X-Ray of Feelings

The X-Ray of Feelings resources are a series of five beautifully illustrated pictures showing an X-Ray of a child’s body which undercovers some of the thoughts and feelings they might be experiencing when facing some military life situations.

Useful Links for parents

Websites, blogs and products that we have found, researched and collated in this list for you as military families

Treasures App

Military parents need to never miss a bedtime story again! Little Troopers and Harper Collins Children’s Books have partnered to bring lots of carefully chosen children’s books to military families to enable you to make easy, quick recordings on your tablet devices.Free access for all serving British Armed Forces families.

Crafty Little Troopers

Our activity sheet initiative for Little Troopers everywhere, follow Tilly and Tom our #craftylittletroopers with lots of activities/craft to do at home or at school. New sheets added every week; seasonal, military, general and more themes, check back regularly to find what has been added.

Birthday Card

We want all forces children in our community to feel valued and special and this is just a another little gift from us to them.

If your Little Trooper has a parent away from home on their birthday, this surprise could brighten their day, the message you request will be handwritten in the card exactly as you submit it.

Information Sheets for Parents

Free to download information sheets with the aim to empower parents of military children, helping you to better understand the Service Pupil Premium, absence in school term time, education options and also providing vital form templates for when you move to a new school or have a deployment.

Little Trooper Certificates

Certificate templates for you to print and use for you Little Troopers who have been awesome through a move, separation period or just extra strong!

rECOMMENDED rEADS

We have spent a lot of time researching and reviewing the books out there for military families. We now have a recommend reads list for you! We’ve sourced, read and had all these titles reviewed by Little Troopers, some for pre-schoolers and some for teens and everything in between.

The Family Time podcast

Listen as Louise interviews military familes on their experiences of raising Little Troopers

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