Author Archives: Jessica F

About Jessica F

I'm a former teacher turned library lady! These days I tutor, blog, sing in storytime (okay all the time), read books, drink excessive amounts of Mountain Dew and go to grad school.

Flannel Friday: Not Your Typical 10 Juicy Dog Bones

This year Groovy Joe: Dance Party Countdown was selected as the One Book 4 Colorado winner, and I just knew I needed a fun flannel that incorporated counting and dogs to go with it! I also wanted to really focus … Continue reading

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LSC Journal Club Reflections: Not All Screen Time is Created Equal

Our second Denver Metro Area LSC meet up was a long-delayed blast! This time we munched on delicious snacks at The Denver Bicycle Cafe while we dug deep into the subject of screen time. Julie (from Tales for the Tiny) started … Continue reading

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Flannel Friday: I Lost My Sock!

I loved this book as soon as I read it! It’s a super silly, simple picture book that would be great for early readers. I LOVE the illustrations and Ox’s last line at the end. Unfortunately, I feel it’s a … Continue reading

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Flannel Friday: Shape Monster

One more math flannel to share this week!  Shape Monster is super fun and easy.  All you need is a sock puppet and some shapes! Shape Monster, Shape Monster, hungry for lunch! I wonder which shape you’d like to munch? … Continue reading

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Flannel Friday: Walter’s Wonderful Web

I’ve got another bookish flannel to share this week!  I absolutely love Walter’s Wonderful Web by Tim Hopgood.  It’s a beautiful book as is, but I knew it would make an even more fun flannel.  This is a great one … Continue reading

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Flannel Friday: Hat Hiding Games

This is a great flannel or prop game for talking with the kids and building their background knowledge! First, we take the hats out and talk about them. What color is this hat? Who wears it? Then I hide a … Continue reading

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Flannel Friday: Could You Lift Up Your Bottom?

Is it just me, or is there an abundance of hat-themed books just begging to be made into flannels?! This one has been on my To-Do list ever since I saw it at Jen in the Library’s blog.  Thanks Jen … Continue reading

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