Bug Club Vocabulary

A strong foundation in verbal communication and storytelling is hugely important for future literacy success.

What is Bug Club Vocabulary?

The Bug Club Vocabulary Language Booster is a fun and effective series of play based sessions for children in Reception and the Early Years who start school behind their peers in their language development.

Bug Club Vocabulary can help your school tackle the vocabulary gap and support a strong foundation in verbal communication and storytelling.

Sessions are designed to be delivered by a teaching assistant, including a placement probe and assessment tasks to measure progress. 

The lesson plans are specifically designed to help children in Reception who need a little extra help with their language development, using those all-important traditional tales for effective, motivating lessons that work on: 

  • Story making and telling 
  • Speaking and listening skills 
  • Creating and sequencing stories 
  • Confidence 





See it in Action 

Amy Wood and Katherine Scott from ABC Day Nursery in Hyde describe how they have implemented the Bug Club Vocabulary Language Booster in their setting, as part of the Hungry Little Minds campaign.


What's in Bug Club Vocabulary?

Authored by a qualified speech therapist the kit contains 20 lesson plans for individual use, or with small groups. 

It also comes with a LEGO Education® Story Tales box, which includes characters and Duplo blocks.  

Amy-Louise from Little Learners has reviewed our Bug Club Vocabulary Nursery Language Booster kit on YouTube  revealing what's inside the box and how you can use the Teacher Guide and LegoEducation® Story Tales in your setting to support early language development.

Watch the video online.



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