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Ideas to introduce poetry to P4-7 pupils in an exciting and creative way.

These fabulous teaching resources from Linda Murray gives a wide range of activity suggestions for Cressida's beloved series How to Train Your Dragon. Activities include designing your own dragon, planning a rescue centre for abandoned dragons, writing your own dragon training manual, ho

This resource has been designed to help teachers and librarians use the three shortlisted books to inspire cross-curricular learning activities. You'll also find some great song and rhyme suggestions for each book, and a book list related to each title.

This resource will give you and your pupils great activity ideas to try with any book. From designing a board game, to holding a balloon debate, to creating a video diary, this resource will help your pupils also to not only enjoy the books they are reading, but to gain a deeper understanding of the text.

These resource sheets are designed for early years staff to support the Bookbug Explorer Bag. We hope that the resource sheets for each of the books will provide inspiration for cross-curricular learning activities. 

The Scottish Teenage Book Prize can help you inspire pupils to read for pleasure, and this resource will help you plan fun, cross-curricular activities based on the books. Whether you're looking for activities to do in library book groups or in the classroom, we hope there's something for you here!

It can be hugely rewarding to bring different generations together in learning activities. In this resource, find out how pupils and older people can interview each other and produce pieces of writing.

Pupils and teaching staff from Elgin Academy were our Scottish Teenage Book Prize School Champions for 2017.

Watch Julia Donaldson perform The Magic Paintbrush with help from pupils at Holywood Primary School and Lochside Primary School at Lochthorn Library in Dumfries! What should Shen do? 

John Fardell, author and illustrator, gives his top tips for using drawing as a starting point for creative writing. John's best known illustrated picture books include The Day Louis Got Eaten and Manfred the Baddie.

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