We did this fun little counting/color recognition flannel in conjunction with reading The Thingamabob by Il Sung Na (which may just be my new favorite weather picture book ever!) Here’s how it goes:
5 Umbrellas By the Back Door
5 umbrellas stood by the back door.
The red one went outside (say BYE! and wave) and then there were 4.
4 umbrellas pretty as can be.
The blue one went outside and then there were 3.
3 umbrellas with nothing to do.
The green one went outside and then there were 2.
2 umbrellas not having much fun.
The yellow one went outside and there was 1.
1 umbrella sad and all alone (sniffle and pretend to rub eyes).
He went to join his friends and that left none!
CREDIT: adapted from Jen in the Library
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Stay tuned for the rest of the preschool plan on Saturday, and don’t forget to check out all the other fun flannel posts too at Felt Board Magic, our gracious host for the week! You can also check out the Flannel Friday website, Pinterest, or Facebook page!
UPDATE: Grab the whole plan here!
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