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

Storytime Spotlight: Bodies, Bunnies and Dolphins

How did we get from talking about ears to oceans? Read on and find out what we did in one of my favorite flow storytimes ever! This storytime was for a mixed-age family group. Welcome & Set Expectations *Sing: Bread & Butter Read: Ears by Flowerpot Press This storytime group started off with mostly young… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Bodies, Bunnies and Dolphins