Flannel Friday: Boom! Boom! Boom! Flannel Story

Hello everyone and Happy Picture Book Month! I wanted to share a wonderful book that just begs to be flannelized. Here's my flannelized take on Boom! Boom! Boom! by Jamie A. Swenson: The text is pretty great as is, but for flannel storytelling I adapt it by adding a little more repetition and opportunities for audience… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Boom! Boom! Boom! Flannel Story

Storytime Saturday: Rainy Days (Preschool Pack)

Now for Preschool Storytime- always my favorite!  (I separated my Flannel Friday posts this week because I used a few different books/flannels for my bigger kids and the layout is little different, especially for Letter of the Week). Welcome/Opening Songs: I start with a “thumbs” check in.  Then I put out two thumbs up because… Continue reading Storytime Saturday: Rainy Days (Preschool Pack)

Storytime Saturday: Rainy Days (Toddler Time)

It's spring and you know what that means... RAIN!  (Or, if you live in Colorado... SNOW!) So even though it's been snowing, we forged ahead with a rainy days theme storytime this week and the kiddos loved it!  First up is the plan for Toddler Time.  Here's some of the books I had ready to… Continue reading Storytime Saturday: Rainy Days (Toddler Time)

Flannel Friday: 5 Little Umbrellas

We did this fun little counting/color recognition flannel in conjunction with reading The Thingamabob by Il Sung Na (which may just be my new favorite weather picture book ever!)  Here's how it goes: 5 umbrellas stood by the back door. The red one went outside (say BYE! and wave) and then there were 4. 4… Continue reading Flannel Friday: 5 Little Umbrellas