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3 reasons to use the activity bag:

It can help you Read, Write, Count together

You’re the most important person in your child’s life. That’s why the activity bag has been designed to help you have fun together, and keep your child busy. Your bag contains books, games, and writing materials – as well as a handy guide to reading, writing and counting at home together.

There are endless ways to use it – no more boring rainy afternoons

As well as the activities in the guide, you’ll find ways to use the bag on the Read, Write, Count website and on our Facebook and Twitter pages. You can also find more info on the Bookbug P1 bag from the Scottish Book Trust.

It’s free and a lot of fun

The bag is free – and so is everything inside. Reading, writing and counting at home is all about spending quality time together and sharing activities and games that you’ll both enjoy.

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Dip into different worlds

Books are a great way for kids to discover how things work – whether it’s the world around them, or feelings and emotions. Books open their minds to new experiences and fresh ideas – so they’re perfect for keeping your child entertained on rainy days, and keeping their mind occupied at the same time.

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Magic messages

Writing helps keep kids entertained, while they’re finding out about themselves and the world around them. Here are some activities you can do together which will help your child write, and enjoy themselves at the same time.

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Games for two

Counting with your child is a good way to get them thinking and keep engaged while you spend quality time together.

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