Blog Posts tagged: songs and rhymes

Scene from Picnic by John Burningham

Bookbug Week: Win a picnic set, rug and soft toys!

Enter our Bookbug Week competition to win everything you need for your own teddy bear's picnic!

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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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Mixing it up: Why it's fun to play with song and rhyme lyrics

Changing the words to traditional songs and rhymes is a great way to inspire creativity and challenge gender stereotypes as Early Years expert, Tracy Cooper, explains.

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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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Magnus and Ali sing Grand Old Duke of York

10 New Songs from the Bookbug Song & Rhyme Library

The Bookbug Song and Rhyme Library has grown! Watch 10 of the new videos featured in the library and find out how they can be adapted to children of different ages.

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Bookbug for All: Supporting Afghani Refugees in South Ayrshire

Discover more about the challenges facing a project in South Ayrshire which helped to integrate 12 Afghani families into the community with the help of Bookbug

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Postcard for Bookbug Week 2018

10 Brilliant Events for Bookbug Week 2018

Bookbug Week is just around the corner - celebrate at one of these wonderful free events for families!

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Grandad and baby at Bookbug Session

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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Mum and son sharing a cuddle and a book

The Lasting Legacy of a Cuddle

New research shows the long-lasting impact of physical touch on child development.

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Girls learning sign language

Bookbug for All: Bookbug Sessions with British Sign Language

Discover how Cheryl Hamilton successfully introduced British sign language to Bookbug Sessions in Fife

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