Flannel Friday: Bakery Shop Math Makeover

Back with another early math makeover of an old favorite flannel! Have you heard Down Around the Corner at the Bakery Shop? It goes a little something like this: Down Around the Corner Down around the corner at the bakery shop Were five little cookies with sprinkles on top. Along came someone with a nickel… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Bakery Shop Math Makeover

Flannel Friday: Popcorn Kernels Math Makeover

I copied this awesome flannel from Mel's Desk a few years ago and it has been a staple in my storytimes ever since! It's a super fun flannel as is, but when a patron recently dropped off a tin of holiday popcorn, I just knew I had to add some more flavors. I cooked up… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Popcorn Kernels Math Makeover

Flannel Friday: Boom! Boom! Boom! Flannel Story

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

Flannel Friday: One Very Big Bear

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

Flannel Friday: More Hats

Last year I shared some felt patterns to make a Hat Hiding Game. I'm back today with even MORE hats! Over the past year I've added an astronaut helmet, hard hat, graduation cap, chef hat, party hats, baseball cap, winter hat and a stocking/sleeping cap (that is always confused with a wizard hat... but that's… Continue reading Flannel Friday: More Hats

Flannel Friday: Party Hat Hiding Game

Breaking my month-long blogging hiatus with a fun Flannel Friday post today! Last month I gave one of my favorite hat flannels a little makeover by adding a bunch of patterned party hats! I hid farm animal friends underneath. First we explored some math talk opportunities, such as... How are these hats the same? How… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Party Hat Hiding Game

Flannel Friday: Crunchy Carrots

Happy Flannel Friday! Today I'm sharing one of our storytime favorite flannels from this year: crunchy carrots! Crunchy Carrots Six crunchy carrots growing in the ground, Along came a bunny without a sound! (whisper) She pulled on a top as hard as she could, Out came a carrot! Mmm, it was good! (rub belly) Repeat… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Crunchy Carrots