Blog Posts tagged: language development

Dad and daughter reading together

Why book sharing is about much more than literacy

Spending time sharing books with children has many valuable benefits, as our Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explains.

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Baby Talk: Why it's important to tune in to a baby's gestures

Discover how tuning in to a baby's gestures can have a positive impact on their language development.

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Quality over Quantity: Why It’s Important to Talk WITH Babies – Not TO Them

Discover why conversation between an adult and a child is actually more important to language development than the number of words a child hears.

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Song Power! How Singing Helps Children Learn

Tracy Cooper explains how singing to babies and young children cut through the noise and helps to develop their language and literacy skills

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Learning Words and Loving Pictures

Tracy Cooper asks whether word learning should be the primary goal of reading with children

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Going Global: Introducing New Languages at Bookbug Sessions

Learn about the introduction of songs and rhymes in different languages at Bookbug Sessions in Fife.

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Introducing Inspiring Talks - new Bookbug videos

Watch Early Years experts discuss the benefits of reading to your children.

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5 Reasons why fairy tales are good for children

Fantasy, magic and adventure can be a perfect training-ground for the real world. Here's why

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Does parents' smartphone use affect their children?

Senior Early Years Trainer Tracy Cooper considers the impact of smartphone use on children

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Brain development: what’s love got to do with it?

Tracy Cooper on why love and affection plays a crucial role in a baby's development

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