Preschool Storytime Spotlight: Sweet Treats for Snowy Days

Guess who got to sub and do preschool storytime last week?! I was so excited when this opportunity arose. Preschool storytime is my absolute favorite! It was the first day of winter break for our schools, so boy did I have a lot of kiddos (and siblings) to corral. We ended up having a blast… Continue reading Preschool Storytime Spotlight: Sweet Treats for Snowy Days

Flannel Friday: One Very Big Bear

Today I'm excited to share One Very Big Bear by Alice Briere-Haquet. I've been meaning to flannelize this picture book for a LONG time, but Flannel Friday's Picture Book Celebration this November encouraged me to get crafting and finally do it! Bear thinks he's the biggest thing around, but a succession of smaller animals soon set him… Continue reading Flannel Friday: One Very Big Bear

Storytime Spotlight: It Started with a Snow Plow and Ended with a Duck

Wondering how we got from trucks to ducks? Here's a recent go with the flow mixed-age family storytime! Welcome & Set Expectations *Sing: Clap Everybody and Say Hello Flannel: Saw a Snowflake... This is a fun counting up OR down song I like to sing in winter! It's a very versatile tune. This time we… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: It Started with a Snow Plow and Ended with a Duck

Flannel Friday: Mitten Matching Game

Aaaand I'm back with one more for Flannel Friday!  Again, thanks Mollie at What Happens in Storytime.  Can't wait to see the awesome flannels everyone else came up with this week! I've got another fun interactive flannel to share.  This one is a mitten matching game.  The kiddos in the crowd get one mitten, then I… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Mitten Matching Game

Flannel Friday: Building Mr. Snowman

Happy Flannel Friday!  Many thanks to Mollie at What Happens in Storytime for hosting this week and graciously giving us latecomers some extra time.  First full week back with grad school was a killer! Like I mentioned last week, I took a great ALSC early childhood programming webinar a few months ago and am working hard… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Building Mr. Snowman