Hello everyone and Happy Picture Book Month! I wanted to share a wonderful book that just begs to be flannelized. Here's my flannelized take on Boom! Boom! Boom! by Jamie A. Swenson: The text is pretty great as is, but for flannel storytelling I adapt it by adding a little more repetition and opportunities for audience… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Boom! Boom! Boom! Flannel Story
Today I'm excited to share One Very Big Bear by Alice Briere-Haquet. I've been meaning to flannelize this picture book for a LONG time, but Flannel Friday's Picture Book Celebration this November encouraged me to get crafting and finally do it! Bear thinks he's the biggest thing around, but a succession of smaller animals soon set him… Continue reading Flannel Friday: One Very Big Bear
I FINALLY made a Fall is Not Easy flannel! I feel like I've leveled up as a children's librarian. If you haven't been exposed to this book before, it's a fun, silly story that makes an even better flannel. It's all about a tree that much prefers the other seasons to fall. Winter is easy… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Fall Is Not Easy & A Fun Twist
Have you seen I Lost My Sock: A Matching Mystery by P.J. Roberts? I fell in love with this book as soon as I read it, BUT it's a bit small for storytime.... which means it's a perfect candidate for flannel! The illustrations are full of basic shapes so it also wasn't hard to freehand,… Continue reading Flannel Friday: I Lost My Sock!