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Bookbug webinar: Makaton Awareness and Bookbug Sessions

Learning type: Professional learning
Category: Talking and listening
Programme: Bookbug
Age group: 0-2, 3-5

Led by Speech and Language Therapists Aileen Buchanan and Heather Sturgeon from NHS Lanarkshire, this webinar allows you to consider how using Makaton(this link will open in a new window) can make a difference to your Bookbug Sessions or other story, song and rhyme sessions. It explorers how Makaton can support all children, including those with speech and language delay and/or additional languages. Filled with practical examples, it gives information and advice which will inspire you to use Makaton in your setting or Bookbug Session. This webinar is not a Makaton training course but will be an introduction to those considering using Makaton in their Bookbug Sessions. It is suitable for all Bookbug Session Leaders and Early Years Practitioners.

This is a recording of a live webinar that took place on Thursday 30 September 2021. Please note that audience comments are mentioned but not visible in the video.


Bookbug Songs and Rhymes using Makaton

Useful websites and resources

This Bonny Baby by Michelle Sloan and Kasia Matyjaszek (Kelpies/Floris Books) Shark in the Park by Nick Sharratt (Penguin Random House Children's UK)