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Read, Write, Count for P2

Learning type: Classroom activity
Category: Reading culture, Talking and listening
Programme: Read Write Count
Language: English
Age group: 6-8
Audience: Professionals

P2 Read Write Count bag, The Bug Collector book, The Biggest Story book, pencils, leaflets and other Read, Write, Count resources.


The bag contents change on a yearly basis and include two picture books, educational toys and a notebook. This year's the bag contains:


These resources support learning professionals using the P2 Read, Write, Count bags in school.

You can download our P2 teacher guide below with CfE linked learning mind maps for each item in the bags and activities across the curriculum. Other resources include worksheets for the children to use in class or at gifting events.

You can also download the teacher letter, which was sent to all schools in Scotland in 2021, the parent booklet included in the P2 bag, and a letter to print and give to parents letting them know about the bags. You can edit the letter to add details about your school and your gifting event.

You can download inclusive and sensory activities (this will open in a new window)for pupils with a variety of needs including: additional support needs, English as an additional language and those who need alterative routes into reading and stories.

View a web page version of the Read, Write, Count P2 bag learning opportunities

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