Blog Posts tagged: language development

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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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Song Power! How Singing Helps Children Learn

Tracy Cooper explains how singing to babies and young children cut through the noise and helps to develop their language and literacy skills

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Learning Words and Loving Pictures

Tracy Cooper asks whether word learning should be the primary goal of reading with children

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Going Global: Introducing New Languages at Bookbug Sessions

Learn about the introduction of songs and rhymes in different languages at Bookbug Sessions in Fife.

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Introducing Inspiring Talks - new Bookbug videos

Watch Early Years experts discuss the benefits of reading to your children.

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5 Reasons why fairy tales are good for children

Fantasy, magic and adventure can be a perfect training-ground for the real world. Here's why

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Does parents' smartphone use affect their children?

Senior Early Years Trainer Tracy Cooper considers the impact of smartphone use on children

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Brain development: what’s love got to do with it?

Tracy Cooper on why love and affection plays a crucial role in a baby's development

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Baby Talk: The importance of babbling

Senior Early Years Trainer Tracy Cooper asks: What's more important when you talk to a baby - what you say, or how you say it?

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5 tips for sharing wordless picture books

Top book-sharing tips from Tracy Lowe

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