Flannel Friday: 3 Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark

It's a two-fer Flannel Friday kind of day! Sharing an enlarged prop version of The Three Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark - a fantastic book AND a fun flannel! Or in this case, a fun posterboard prop/puppet story. This twist on the classic tale tells the story of three young fish who set… Continue reading Flannel Friday: 3 Little Fish and the Big Bad Shark

Flannel Friday: Little Shells, BIG Makeover

Sharing another flannel that I enlarged and adapted for outside storytimes! The original felt version looks like this: Flannelboard: Five felt seashells of different colors against a blue sea. The seashells open; one seashell contains a white pearl. My new and enlarged version features stiff posterboard seashells attached to empty office paper boxes: We say… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Little Shells, BIG Makeover

Flannel Friday: Go Away, Big Green Monster!

Sharing another fun giant posterboard I made for Outside Storytimes! I've found that many of my favorite flannelboard stories transition well to this medium - such as Go Away, Big Green Monster! by Ed Emberley! If you're unfamiliar with the book, you first build up the monster and later take him apart piece by piece.… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Go Away, Big Green Monster!