This literacy based project was started in nursery during the summer term with ELCC staff following the children’s interests through various engaging learning experiences both indoors and outdoors.
To celebrate Book Week Scotland, team members from the Early Years Service and CAST have been out and about in Argyll & Bute hosting pirate themed Bookbug events for 730 children, aged 0 to 6 years, in Oban, Mid Argyll and Islay. The team performed action songs and rhymes in both English and Gaelic alongside the children who had been given CDs and booklets to practice in advance. They were joined in each location by local storyteller Alasdair Satchell who told the highly entertaining tale of Seumas and the pirate, Captain Gilly White.
There’s a world of fantasy and adventure waiting for you when you take part in Mythical Maze, the Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge 2014! Lose yourself in your local Library as you explore the maze and meet some weird and wonderful creatures from myths and legends. All you have to do is read any six books over the summer – just as long as they are borrowed from the library. They can be story books, fact books, picture books, joke books and audio books. Continue reading Tesco Bank Summer Reading Challenge Scotland