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The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2022 learning activities (accessible version)

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About this resource

This resource contains activity sheets for each of the three shortlisted books in The Bookbug Picture Book Prize 2022. The activities are all linked to the Curriculum for Excellence, and will help you create a buzz of excitement about the shortlisted titles.

All schools in Scotland will have received a teacher pack containing the three shortlisted books, and pupils of all ages can take part in the prize activities and vote for their favourite.

Bookbug Primary 1 Family Bag

Every Primary 1 child in Scotland receives the Bookbug Primary 1 Family Bag containing the three shortlisted books for The Bookbug Picture Book Prize. It also contains an activity book for parents to support home learning. Using the shortlisted books in class is a great way to create a link between school and home.

Cast your vote

SOC 0-16a, SOC 1-16a, SOC 2-16a

After reading the three books or watching the author videos available on our website, remember to cast your vote. For your votes to count towards The Bookbug Picture Book Prize, you must register and vote via our website.

You can find more activities to get pupils excited about voting for their favourite book in our voting activities resource.

Many schools register to vote as a class (or even a whole school!). Pupils do not have to be in Primary 1 to vote – we encourage children of all ages to get involved! The only rule is you must read or listen to all three books to cast a vote.

If you run a paired reading project, or are looking to run one in your school, The Bookbug Picture Book Prize is a great way to work with pupils across all year groups. You can find more ideas and activities in our paired reading toolkit.

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