Bookbug Bag videos

mother and child reading Peekaboo Farm

Peekaboo Farm!

Peekaboo Farm is a bright and attractive book. The big flaps and sturdy board are perfect for small hands to handle. Like the mum in this video, give your baby lots of time to explore the pages, practice opening and closing flaps, and turning the pages.

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Grandfather reading Pants with his granddaughter

Pants!

Pants is a hilarious, rhyming, read-aloud book. Curl up like the Grandad and his Granddaughter in this video and enjoy laughing at all the different people and animals that you see. You could try talking about the different colours, patterns, and pictures of pants on every page!

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Owl Babies

This picture book is a classic. Notice how the mum in this video reads the book in a nice calm and reassuring tone - it’s a very gentle read aloud, perfect for bedtime.

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Father reading book to his baby

One, Two, Three...Run!

The dad in this video is reading to a very young baby. The baby is so engaged, and maintains eye contact with his dad throughout. It wouldn’t really matter what the dad was reading, the baby is just enjoying the experience of the cuddle and hearing his dad’s voice.

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Baby being read to by grandparents

Happy Baby Playtime

This book is great for babies because there’s lots for them to look at. You can talk about the different things in the picture, just like the Granny in this film.

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Family reading Goodnight Tractor

Goodnight Tractor

This gentle, rhyming book is an excellent bedtime story. A bedtime story is an important part of helping children to relax and encouraging them to sleep well.

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Child reading The Disgusting Sandwich

The Disgusting Sandwich

Would you eat this sandwich? This fun and engaging story is a great one for getting children involved. You could get your child to help to tell the story by joining in with the line, 'You can’t eat it now.

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Mother reading with two girls

Builders

This brightly coloured book is great for the whole family to share together. Like the family in the video, you can read or talk about the pictures in any language. Lift the flaps and see if you can find the hidden images in the pictures.

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Little boy with picture book

That's Not My Train

The touch and feel elements of this book make it extra special. The wee boy in this film really interacts with the different textures and you can see the joy as he uses his senses to take part in the story. Notice how his mum gives him lots of time to explore the textures.

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That's Not My Dragon

The girl in this film is desperate to make some noise before she’s ready to join in with the story. Her mum and dad go with it and wait until she’s ready, at which point she happily joins in, counting the dragon claws and even singing Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star.

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