Blog Posts tagged: Early Years

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Bookbug Detective: Books to Help with Potty Training

Bookbug Detective shares some fantastic books to help parents and carers with potty training.

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Bookbug for All: Bookbug Sessions with British Sign Language

Discover how Cheryl Hamilton successfully introduced British sign language to Bookbug Sessions in Fife

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A Book in the Hand and a Song in the Heart: How Stories and Songs Reside in Children's Long-Term Memory

Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explores how the songs, rhymes, and stories that we share with babies will take up permanent residence in their brains for years to come.

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#BookbugPrize: How Libraries Can Work with Schools

Libraries across Scotland work with schools and nurseries in different ways to help facilitate The Bookbug Picture Book Prize. Hear from Community Library Officer Angela Seaton on how she helped engage parents and get kids excited about the shortlist!

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Baby Touch: One! Two! Three!

If you have a baby or toddler who loves bath time, enter our Book of the Month competition to win a copy of Baby Touch: One! Two! Three! - a brilliant bath book for little ones!

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5 Reasons Why Poetry is Perfect for Little Ones

Poetry is not just for older children - it's perfect for babies and little ones too. Find out more as we celebrate National Poetry Day this week.

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CALL Scotland: Our Services for Learners with Additional Support Needs

Looking to find out more about using technology to support pupils with communication difficulties? CALL Scotland are the leading experts in the country, providing a range of services including training and equipment loans. CALL's Allan Wilson tells us more in this blog post.

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Bookbug Spotlight: The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water

Bookbug Bag author and illustrator, Gemma Merino, on how she hopes that The Crocodile Who Didn't Like Water will encourage children to embrace the differences between themselves and others.

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Use Our Resources to Make the Most of The Bookbug Picture Book Prize

Taking part in the Bookbug Picture Book Prize is a great opportunity to build a love of reading from an early age. We provide a lot of resources to help you make the most of the Prize - find out more in this blog post.

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Bookbug Detective: Celebrating Roald Dahl Day with Little Ones

You're never too young to join in the Roald Dahl Day fun! Bookbug Detective has some great ideas for getting little ones involved this year.

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