Have you signed up to our Summer Reading Challenge? Let us kick start your journey with some great ideas and activities based around a home Staycation! Our Staycation Station has something for everyone, so download your interactive passport and complete some of the challenges below to be in with a chance to win a fantastic prize.
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We have been making typographical maps of our homes using words to describe the rooms.
Making maps is great fun! Hide some treasure, mark it on your map and send your family on an adventure around your house.
Why not send us your maps ..... we'd love to see them! Take a photo and email it to us at: SummerReadingChallenge2@aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Get connected with your family and friends by setting up your own virtual book group. Regardless of distance you can get together online by using a virtual platform, whether you are in Macduff or Madrid, Fettercairn or France, New Pitsligo or New York. Get connected via the Goodreads link below:
Join Library Assistant Ali as she signs up to take part in this years Summer Reading Challenge.
Ali downloads her Summer Reading Challenge Passport and sings her favourite Bookbug songs.
Try our Summer Reading Challenge online jigsaws. For Staycation Station the jigsaws are all local places. Just complete the jigsaw and mark off the challenge on your online passport. If you want to make the jigsaw easier or more difficult you can tap the arrow in the top right and select the number of pieces you want.
You can also head over to the Macduff Marine Aquarium Facebook page every Thursday at 2pm where you can join the Live Feed Show.
Library Assistant Pam and her dog Pip, download the Summer Reading Challenge poster.
Who do you like sharing a story with? Pam shares a virtual story with us all to enjoy.
Join our Sports and Physical Activity colleagues who show you how you can read and get fit at the same time!
Complete our summer wordsearch then why not make your own? We will show you how to make your own wordsearch and even give you a template to help you on your way. Put together a list of words based on a theme and then challenge your family to complete it.
Remember and mark off your Summer Reading Challenge interactive passport when you have completed the challenge and send it back to us to be in with a chance to win a fantastic prize.
Aquarium Learning Officer Marie, tells us about one of her favourite books.
Download our climate change and underwater themed wordsearches. Can you find all the hidden words?
Get started with a new hobby this summer, you can download crochet e-books and e-magazines from our digital library:
Learn a new language whilst you holiday with us by downloading a foreign language study book from our digital library:
Would you love to learn about the history of bikes, clothing to wear, fun activities around your bike and how to look after your bike. Sustrans have developed weekly activities which will allow you to learn everything you would love to know, and more:
View some of these family friendly Author Live sessions from the comfort of your home.
Crime fiction author interviews for our adult audience with Douglas Skelton and Val McDermid. We have numerous titles from both authors available to download from our digital library
Find more great author talks: Scottish Book Trust Authors Live on Demand