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Gifting the 2022 Bookbug Explorer Bags!

Here are some handy hints and tips to plan your gifting celebration and get everyone excited about receiving their brilliant Bookbug Explorer Bag

Contents of the Bookbug Explorer Bag

Explorer gifting guide

Looking for guidance on gifting the Bookbug Explorer Bag? This guide is all about building excitement with children and using the Explorer Bag to make links between your setting and home.

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Explorer resource pack

Find out more about each book and inspire curiosity and creativity with some fantastic activities in our nursery pack resource.

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Session plans

Try out our session plans to fit stories, songs and rhymes into your gifting celebration.

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(this will open in a new window)The Button Book Session Plan

(this will open in a new window)All Kinds of Families Session Plan

Symbol resources

CALL Scotland have created a pack of symbol resources to accompany each of the books in the Bookbug Explorer Bag, which can be used with pupils with additional support needs (ASN) and those with communication difficulties, as well as children with English as an additional language (EAL).

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Coming home soon poster

Use this poster to let families know the bag is coming home soon.

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Bookbug Explorer Bag gifting video

Watch our short film from our in-house trainer Lindsay Finnie who gives some practical advice about bag gifting.

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Bookbug Explorer Bag gifting webinar

Learn how to make the most of the Bookbug Explorer Bag in your setting!

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Getting more bags

Need more bags? Contact your local Bookbug Co-ordinator.

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2021 Explorer bags

Looking for more information on last year's bags? You can still access all of our guides, resources and videos.

Gifting the 2021 Explorer bags