Virtual Storytime Spotlight: ROUND

This virtual storytime plan was so much fun! TOO MUCH fun, in fact. We ran 7 minutes over time... oops! Sing: Hi, Hello & How Are You? Welcome/Introduction/Announcements During my welcome and pre-storytime announcements, I asked the grown-ups to stay nearby throughout storytime to help type answers in the chat box. I also asked them… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: ROUND

Flannel Friday: One of These Things…

I started working on a storytime post and then realized that I have never shared the accompanying flannel! Oops. Flannelboard: Three groups of three. A soccer ball, tennis ball and kite; an orange, a donut and a pizza slice; and the letters O, B and L. This basic flannel always generates giggles and great conversation!… Continue reading Flannel Friday: One of These Things…

Flannel Friday: Clean and Dirty Cars

Photograph: Three different color cars constructed from stiff posterboard. Two are clean; one is spattered with brown paint representing mud. I had so much fun adapting this classic Clean and Dirty Pigs flannel rhyme! Big thanks to my Flannel Friday friends for their input. I made these enlarged posterboard props for outdside storytimes, but I… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Clean and Dirty Cars