Have you ever played Doggy, Doggy, Where's Your Bone? This circle game was an inside recess staple in my kindergarten classroom! When pet storytime week rolled around last year, I just knew I had to adapt this fun game into a flannel. Photograph: Felt animal faces and a dog collar, tennis ball and bone against… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Doggy, Doggy, Where’s Your Bone?
Wondering how we got from trucks to ducks? Here's a recent go with the flow mixed-age family storytime! Welcome & Set Expectations *Sing: Clap Everybody and Say Hello Flannel: Saw a Snowflake... This is a fun counting up OR down song I like to sing in winter! It's a very versatile tune. This time we… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: It Started with a Snow Plow and Ended with a Duck
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