Flannel Friday: Little Shell, Little Shell (Mini Math Makeover)

Have you ever looked at an old flannel and really wanted to give it a makeover? When I started doing storytimes, I made flannels willy nilly... but my idea of what makes a good flannel now differs drastically from when I first started out. This basic seashell set, where the only variation is color, just… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Little Shell, Little Shell (Mini Math Makeover)

Flannel Friday: Mouse House Makeover with Inclusivity in Mind

My first Flannel Friday post of the year is a LONG one! I'd be honored if you read my story, and delighted if you added your thoughts. Why Representation Matters More than 25 years ago, Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop said that books are windows into other worlds and experiences, but also mirrors- a way to… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Mouse House Makeover with Inclusivity in Mind

Flannel Friday: Birthday Cake Makeover

You know that Maya Angelou quote about doing better when you know better? Now that I know how important variety is for supporting math talk and building vocabulary, I can't help but give my old flannels a makeover! In honor of my recent birthday, here are my new and improved Cake Candles: You can see… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Birthday Cake Makeover