Start the new year by setting a reading resolution. This resource is aimed at public libraries and community groups and includes a variety of resolutions that can be adapted and personalised for groups or individuals.
Bookzilla is Scottish Book Trust's free app for early secondary school students in Scotland, designed by and with teenagers. The app encourages pupils to read for pleasure, whether they are already regular readers or just embarking on their reading journey, including book recommendations, ratings and reading dares.
This resource includes ideas for using the app in school, including activities to use in school library sessions, class time and book group meetings.
Read, Write, Count is a national campaign to improve literacy and numeracy skills, which includes a gifting programme for P2-3 children with books, numeracy and writing resources included in their own Read, Write, Count bag. The books are specially chosen to help support cross-curricular learning, making them an excellent tool if you're trying to build a reading culture in your P2 or P3 class.
Authors Live is a series of world class children’s author and illustrator events brought directly to your classroom, library or home for free, live on the web. It's a fantastic tool if you're trying to get children and young people more engaged with reading. This resource provides tips and ideas for before, during and after the broadcast to help you harness the potential of Authors Live and integrate it into your wider reading journey.
An escape room style resource, created by Padlox Escape Rooms. Pupils must solve book-related puzzles to find the hidden quill. The resource will test their book knowledge, and encourage them to work collaboratively to solve the 10 brain-teasing puzzles.
Padlox Escape Rooms bring escape rooms to schools, offering a curriculum-focussed half day experience for groups of 30 pupils called “Escape The Classroom!”
If you’re attending a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, make sure you wear a special hat for the occasion. This template will help you make a simple hat, which you can then decorate with drawings of characters from your favourite books, quotes that you like and much more!
This template is perfect to use with your Party Pack or if you're attending our Celebration Event in June 2019.
The National Museum of Scotland is packed full of interesting information, stories and objects to discover. Join in the fun with these taster activities!
This resource is in Gaelic, so it is perfect for pupils in Gaelic Medium Education.