Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Rainy Day Feels

This storytime plan was inspired by our recent wacky September weather - as in 90 degree weather one day and rain/snow the next! Highlights below; full script available by clicking here. Sing: Hi, Hello and How Are You?* Welcome Sing: If You're Ready for a Story...* Read: Rain! by Linda Ashman We looked at the… Continue reading Virtual Storytime Spotlight: Rainy Day Feels

Flannel Friday: Some Big Dark Clouds

Back with yet another piggyback flannel for my favorite tune! Photograph: Five grey flannel clouds set against a black flannel board background. Blue raindrops fall from the clouds. Some Big Dark CloudsTune: A Ram Sam SamSome big dark clouds, some big dark clouds.(hold hands far apart)Raindrops falling down from some big dark clouds.(wiggle fingers down… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Some Big Dark Clouds

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)