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

Storytime Spotlight: Fun Fishy Adventures with School Agers

Blogging today about my favorite storytime so far this summer! I love school visit and summer camp season. I got to lead this storytime with my buddy Tanya for a mixed age summer camp group containing kindergartners up to fifth graders. We had a blast! Talk: Library vs. Non Library Sort I started in my… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Fun Fishy Adventures with School Agers