OXFORD United’s charity has released its latest activity packs for children learning from home.

The packs include an acrostic poem maker, anagram puzzle and crossword.

Chris Lowes, head of Oxford United in the Community, said: “The pandemic has presented many parents with tough challenges as they juggle working from home with home-schooling and the other aspects of lockdown life.

“The Oxford United in the Community team is doing everything it can to connect with our community and we hope our activity packs can keep youngsters entertained.”

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Packs are being distributed by reading charity ARCh Oxfordshire.

James Gilmore, who is leading the Oxford United in the Community activity packs scheme, added: “The support of ARCh Oxfordshire and many of Oxford’s schools in helping us to distribute these Oxford United-focused, fun activity packs has been brilliant and we are incredibly thankful.”

Packs can be downloaded for free via the charity’s social media platforms, and are also being sent directly to primary schools across Oxford

The latest pack includes the opportunity for young supporters to pitch their questions to United players Matty Taylor and Brandon Barker.