Family Storytime Spotlight: Cats Big and Small

Today I'm sharing my favorite storytime so far from this year! Rhyme: Bread & Butter* Welcome/Intro Sing: Roll the Ball (Name Song)* Sing: If You're Ready for a Story...* Read: Bathe the Cat by Alice B. McGinty & David Roberts In this new picture book, a multi-racial family frantically scrambles to get ready for Grandma's… Continue reading Family Storytime Spotlight: Cats Big and Small

Flannel Friday: Pete the Cat Makeover

Back with the last of my large posterboard flannel makeovers for Outside Storytimes! This time I'm sharing Multipurpose Posterboard Pete, which can be used to tell both Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes and Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons. First I painted Pete's blue cat body base on a giant… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Pete the Cat Makeover

Flannel Friday: Hat Hiding Games

UPDATE: This flannel recently got a makeover! Check out the latest version with even MORE HATS by clicking here. This is a great flannel or prop game for talking with the kids and building their background knowledge! First, we take the hats out and talk about them. What color is this hat? Who wears it?… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Hat Hiding Games