I LOVE bears. There's so many fun books, songs, rhymes, flannels... and so many different angles you can take! You can do polar bears, teddy bears, bears in spring, bears hibernating in fall, forest friends... you get the idea. Since spring has finally come to Colorado (*crosses fingers*) this week I went for what I… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Bears n’ Berries with the Preschool Pack
Happy Flannel Friday! Many thanks to Emily for hosting this week over at Literary Hoots. (While you're there, you should definitely check out the rest of her awesome blog)! You also don't want to miss the Flannel Friday website, Pinterest, or Facebook page. This week our theme was bears. The preschoolers have been super into flannel stories lately (especially folk… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Baby Bear’s Big Feast
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!