Bookbug's March Roundup: Top Weblinks for Parents
Want to find out what's been happening in the world of Bookbug and beyond? Take a look at Bookbug's top weblinks for parents from February and March.
Books and reading
- There’s still time to enter our Book of the Month competition. You could win a copy of Sardines of Love by Zuriñe Aguirre.
- If you fancy making your bedtime story even more special, take a look at author Vivian French’s top tips for telling a great story.
- We’re delighted that Robot Rumpus by Ross Collins and Sean Taylor won the Bookbug category of the Scottish Children’s Book Awards 2015. Take a look at some fantastic photos from the ceremony here.
- Help little ones deal with difficult emotions with these books about bereavement.
- Enjoy an undersea adventure with one of these fishy tales!
- Reading doesn’t always have to mean books. Try Play Talk Read’s mealtime reading game.
- If you’re looking for some new picture books to enjoy, the Kate Greenaway Medal shortlist will keep you busy for a while!
- Guess How Much I Love You recently celebrated its 20th anniversary! The World Book Day website has some fantastic activities to help you celebrate this classic story.
Catch up on the latest blogs
- We hosted a digital debate as part of our annual Bookbug Conference. You can catch up on the topic with some articles about the debate, apps based on books and share your thoughts about using digital technology with your little ones.
- Is your little one obsessed with non-fiction books? The Bookbug Detective has some great suggestions to help you introduce story books.
- Make the most out of your next trip to the library with our 5 top tips.
- Discover how laughter can help build your relationship with your baby.
- How does it feel to be a first-time dad? One new dad shares the 10 things he learned over on the netmums blog.
- We quizzed Emily Mackenzie, author and illustrator of Wanted! Ralfy Rabbit, Book Burglar, about her work and reading habits.
Play, craft and food
- Make the most of the warmer, sunnier weather with some Rainbow Window Art from Hands On As We Grow and a Nature Craft Collage from Kids Activities Blog
- Have some indoor fun with Play Talk Read’s Colour Matching Game and The Imagination Tree’s Baby Treasure Basket.
- If the weather takes a rainy turn, keep little ones occupied with Buzzfeed’s top rainy day activities.
- Get creative with Happy Hooligans’ Bubble Towers Activity and Paging Fun Mums’ Ice Cube Painting.
- If you fancy a calmer weekend, try one of Paging Fun Mums’ Quiet Time Activities.
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