Bookbug's September Roundup: top weblinks for parents
Want to find out what's been happening in the world of Bookbug and beyond? Take a look at Bookbug's top weblinks for parents from September.
Books and reading
- Our Book of the Month is Hooray for Hat! by Brian Won. This lovely book celebrates friendship and small acts of kindness. To enter, all you have to do is answer the simple question. Good luck!
- I Want My Hat Back author Jon Klassen took part in a fantastic Authors Live event at the BBC. You can listen to Jon read from his books and watch him draw through our On Demand feature.
- Our book lists are here to help you stock up on some fantastic stories. Get into the Hooray for Hat! spirit with these books about animals wearing hats. Encourage little ones to enjoy making (and eating food) with these yummy food themed reads.
- A simple prop can help bring a book to life. These We’re Going on a Bear Hunt themed sensory bags are a great and easy way for your little ones experience the story.
Catch up on the latest blogs
- If your little one struggles to sit still for a whole story, don’t worry! The Bookbug Detective says that little ones will still benefit from listening to a story for a short period of time.
- Author Chae Strathie encourages you to put on your best silly voice when reading with your little ones.
- Find out what Author and Illustrator Sam Zuppardi’s earliest reading memory is in the latest Spotlight On blog.
- Enjoy some rocking nursery rhymes from Dads Rock and find out more about their playgroups across Scotland.
- Supermarket shopping can be tough with little ones in tow. We bet you'll relate to this moving blog from Netmums.
- Have a good chuckle at this ‘Things You Never Hear Parents Say’ blog from Real Life Parenting. Altogether now, ‘I really feel like I have everything under control.’
Play, craft and food
- Head outside and make your own Play Talk Read Nature Bucket or gather some leaves to make some colourful painted leaf bugs.
- If it’s too cold to head outside, gather up some blankets and make a cosy indoor fort. Perfect for hiding away with a picture book or two!
- Encourage healthy eating with our songs and rhymes and this cute kiwi turtle.
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