Blog Posts tagged: Early Years

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Bookbug Detective: Getting involved in Book Week Scotland!

Looking for ways to get little ones involved in Book Week Scotland? Bookbug Detective is on hand to suggest a few ways to celebrate.

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Off script: How telling the story in your own words can add value

Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explores the reasons why reading books word for word or telling the story in your own words both have positive effects on a child's development.

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The App That Bookbug Built

The Bookbug team find out what features users want to see on our upcoming app

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Wild

We have 5 copies of Wild by Emily Hughes to giveaway in our Bookbug Book of the Month competition - answer a simple question to be in with a chance of winning a copy for your little wild one!

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How Bookbug can help to buffer the effects of adverse childhood experiences

Tracy Cooper reflects on the recent ACE Aware Nation Conference and explores some of the ways that Bookbug can buffer the effects of the adverse childhood experiences facing families in Scotland.

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The magic of imagination and why it’s important

Lucinda Hare is the author of the Dragonsdome Chronicles, and a passionate advocate for the benefits of creativity and imagination. In this blog post she explains why she believes space needs to be made in schools to nurture pupils' imagination.

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library: Inspiring a love of reading in children who are looked-after and adopted

Regional Director for The Dollywood foundation UK, Kirsteen Watson, explains how Dolly Parton's Imagination Library impacts Looked After Children and Adopted Children in the UK.

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Celebrating Girls in Picture Books

As we celebrate International Day of the Girl this week, Emma Dunn explains why it's important for both girls and boys to take the lead role in picture books.

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Accessible Reading: Using an Android device to support readers with ASN

Allan Wilson from CALL Scotland explores the accessibility features available to support reading on a tablet with children and young people with additional support needs

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Accessible Reading: Using an iPad to support readers with ASN

Allan Wilson from CALL Scotland shares the accessibility features available to support reading on a tablet with children and young people with additional support needs

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