Flannel Friday: The Great Big Carrot

I'm having tons of fun this summer making enlarged props for outside storytime! Some of my favorite flannel stories adapt so well to the giant foam board - like the story of The Great Big Carrot: Photograph: A rabbit puppet attempts to pull a posterboard carrot out of the ground (a brown felt pocket). If… Continue reading Flannel Friday: The Great Big Carrot

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

Flannel Friday: The Great, Big, Enormous Carrot!

This week's Flannel Friday is a fun adaptation of the traditional Russian folk tale "The Great, Big, Enormous Turnip." ¬†The original tale can be found many places, but my favorite beautiful flannel pattern for the original comes from Judy Sierra's Flannel Board Storytelling Book. ¬†Inspiration for this fun story also comes from Perry Public Library.… Continue reading Flannel Friday: The Great, Big, Enormous Carrot!