Flannel Friday: Early Math in the Pumpkin Patch

Interrupting my nostalgic summer storytime blog posts to bring you a fun fall flannel - PLUS a template! I've learned a lot this year about early math and have been working hard to include more opportunities for math talk in my storytimes. This means making flannels with specific variation in mind - e.g. size, length,… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Early Math in the Pumpkin Patch

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Flannel Friday: A Big Blue Sea

Looking for a new, simple flannel for babies and toddlers? Look no more! This fun ocean themed song is great for summer storytimes. It's been a big hit with my families so far! This song is set to the tune of "A Ram Sam Sam." I completely forgot about how much my preschoolers loved this… Continue reading Flannel Friday: A Big Blue Sea

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 on building number sense, which requires something a little more versatile than your typical counting… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Not Your Typical 10 Juicy Dog Bones

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 bit small for storytime.... which means it's a perfect candidate for flannel! I'm pretty proud… Continue reading Flannel Friday: I Lost My Sock!

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? ____ Credit: I found this shape monster rhyme (or something quite like it) in one of… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Shape Monster

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 for a math, shapes, or spider themed storytime! This is a sweet story about a… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Walter’s Wonderful Web