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
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)
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)
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
This week I used this flannel with my toddlers for a fun-filled rainy days storytime! We played this guessing game after reading Kite Day by Will Hillenbrand. Where, oh where has my little kite gone? Oh where, oh where can it be? It is purple and pink and its tail is long. Oh where, oh… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Where Oh Where Has My Little Kite Gone?