Blog Posts tagged: sharing stories

Baby pointing in mum's arms

Baby Talk: Why it's important to tune in to a baby's gestures

Discover how tuning in to a baby's gestures can have a positive impact on their language development.

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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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Dad and baby reading

Reading, Watching and Telling Stories

Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explores the many ways that stories are shared in her household.

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Bedtime Bookbug Reading in Bed

Bookbug for All: Bedtime Bookbug Sessions in Fife

Bedtime Bookbug Sessions were established at a library in Fife to support working parents - find out more about these out of hours Bookbug Sessions!

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Why Not Have It All? Sharing Good Apps and Good Books

Ruth Grindley suggests that digital technologies and physical books can both play a role in early years language and literacy development.

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Characters from Roald Dahl books

Bookbug Detective: Celebrating Roald Dahl Day with Little Ones

You're never too young to join in the Roald Dahl Day fun! Bookbug Detective has some great ideas for getting little ones involved this year.

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Bookbug for All: Sensory Sessions for Visually Impaired Children

Learn how a Community Vision Support Officer adapted Bookbug Sessions to make them more accessible for visually impaired children

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A Dad's Reading Journey: Sharing Stories with my Daughter Before she was Born

One dad writes about his reading journey with his baby daughter, and why he'd recommend all expectant fathers read to their babies-to-be

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How Bookbug Can Support Positive Mental Health

Tracy Cooper explores how sharing songs, stories, and rhymes, can support positive mental health

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Max on a boat from Where the Wild Things Are

Year of the Dad: A World of Adventure

Bookbug Bag author, Gareth Edwards, on the adventures that await children in the world of picture books.

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