Bookbug Bag videos

Mum and son reading together

Car Car Truck Jeep

This transportation themed book is lots of fun to read aloud - you can even sing it to the tune of 'Baa Baa Black Sheep'! You can see how much Mum and Levi are enjoying this book. She really uses her voice to show the way the different vehicles move.

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Mum reading to baby

Baby Says Peekaboo!

The baby in this video is really excited to join in and play along with her mum. She coos, wriggles and squeals with excitement before her mum turns the flap. You can always read it more than once - babies love it and you’ll be tired of it long before they will.

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Mum and Dad read to baby

One Sleepy Night

The cosy bedtime story is a perfect way to wind down or spend a few quiet moments together. Dad reads the story in such a calming way, speaking slowly and clearly to help his wee one catch the words and also giving him a chance to look at the pictures.

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Mum and son read together

Tuck Me In

Jackson may be an active toddler – but he’s still keen to join in with this book. Mum uses lots of eye contact to engage him and involve him in the book. Jackson is keen to chat along, and join in the story with his mum.

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Mum reading to two children

Funny Bunnies

This opposites book has a lovely sense of rhythm that comes to life when you read it aloud. You can really use your voice to help children catch the meaning of the opposite words.

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Parents reading with toddler

One Mole Digging a Hole

This simple, rhyming counting book is lots of fun – and you can see how much this family loves sharing it together. The wee boy loves taking the time to count the animals on each page and the way his mum points as she counts will help him learn.

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Dad reading with two sons

You Choose

You Choose is an exciting book –like the Dad in the video says – it can be different every time you share it. The family have a great time chatting through different pages.

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Mother reading to infant

Peekaboo! in the Jungle

Although the baby in this video is having a sleepy cuddle, Mum takes this opportunity to gently share this lovely peekaboo book. She reads it in a soothing and gentle tone, so it’s a great time for baby to feel her voice while being close and snuggled up.

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Mum and Dad reading with daughter

Flip and Find Farmers

As soon as Dad shares the title of the book, the wee girl points to the farmer on the cover. Mum and Dad give her plenty of time to look at the pages, but follow her lead when she folds over the flap to show that she wants to move on.

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Maisy's Bus

Maisy's Bus

All aboard! This family love sharing Maisy’s Bus together. It provides a great chance for them to talk about what they like, what they dislike. Mum links what is happening in the story to their own experience and to things around them.

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