As mentioned in my earlier toddler post, I try to share an alphabet or color-themed storytime once a month because it's such a great opportunity to ask open-ended questions. I bring in a group of objects for the kids to talk about and compare how they are the same and different. This month we did a… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: C is for Cake & Cookies (Family Time)
It's been waaaaay too long since I shared some storytime reflections... Time flies when you're having fun! I try to share an alphabet or color-themed storytime once a month because it's such a great opportunity to bring in different objects for the kids to compare and discuss how they are the same and different. This… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: C is for Cookies & Cake (Toddlers)
This is another fun guessing game that you could do with a lunch box and food props or with this flannel set! It goes great with a box or food/lunch storytime theme. I got the idea from an awesome old book/CD set from Creative Teaching Press: Fall Phonemic Awareness. Unfortunately it's no longer in print.… Continue reading Flannel Friday: My Lunch Box
Happy Birthday Flannel Friday! Here's to 5 more years of fun, new friendships and awesome flannels. 🙂 So grateful for this community! Many thanks to Fun with Friends at Storytime for hosting this week. As soon as I saw it was Flannel Friday's birthday (on top of being Read Across America Day), I knew I… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Birthday Cakes & Snakes!
Here's my second installment of this week's soup-er Flannel Friday! Again, many thanks to Anne at So Tomorrow for hosting this week. So I recently took a wonderful ALSC Webinar all about best practices in story time. (Are you a member of ALSC? You should be... they're great!) Anyways, one of the things brought… Continue reading Flannel Friday: The Veggies in the Soup
Happy Flannel Friday! Many thanks to Anne at So Tomorrow for hosting this week. It's January and you know what that means... SOUP MONTH! I had so much fun planning and delivering a soup-er themed storytime for our team this month. I made a vegetable riddle flannel for our Preschool/Family crowd. This flannel goes along… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Veggie Riddles