Blog Posts tagged: Early Years

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Spotlight On: Bookbug Toddler Bag

Scottish-based blogger and book reviewer, Bookbarin, shares her thoughts on the latest Bookbug Toddler Bag.

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Bookbug Detective: What to Expect at a Bookbug Session

Going along to your first Bookbug Session can be a daunting prospect. Bookbug Detective is here to calm any nerves and let you know what you can expect at your session.

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5 Ways to Keep Children Engaged at Storytime

Don't worry if your little one appears to be losing interest in book-sharing - our Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, is on hand with different ways to help keep children engaged in stories.

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Bookbug Book of the Month: Professional Crocodile

Win a copy of Professional Crocodile, a beautiful, wordless picture book for children of all ages. Answer our simple question to be in with a chance of winning!

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How to Make Your School Library Budget Stretch Further

As a former school librarian, Bev Humphrey is intimately familiar with the challenges of trying to make the budget for books stretch a bit further. Here, she shares some great tips for adding to your stock and securing funding!

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Bookbug for All: Intergenerational Bookbug in East Ayrshire

Sharing stories, songs and rhymes isn't just for the very young. Bookbug Co-ordinator Rosie Milligan discovered the joy of bringing the old and the young together for Bookbug in East Ayrshire.

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Bookbug Conference 2018: Children's Voices

Discover why we think it's important to focus on Children's Voices at our Bookbug Conference this year, and learn about some of the inspirational speakers we have lined up for the day.

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Spotlight On: You Choose

Discover how one Childminding Officer has used the brilliant You Choose to support many children and families, including those on the autistic spectrum in Dumfries and Galloway

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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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Bookbug Book of the Month: Almost Anything

Almost Anything is a magical story of self-belief - perfect for toddlers and young children. Enter our Book of the Month competition for your chance to win one of 5 copies!

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