Flannel Friday: Baby Rattlesnake’s First Rattle

I love using folk and traditional tales for flannel sets!  Something about them just grabs and holds my crowd like no other kind of story can do.  "Baby Rattlesnake's First Rattle" is a wonderfully engaging Pawnee tale with lots of repetition and humor.  It follows the story of a young snake who is told by everyone… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Baby Rattlesnake’s First Rattle

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Flannel Friday: The Great, Big, Enormous Carrot!

This week's Flannel Friday is a fun adaptation of the traditional Russian folk tale "The Great, Big, Enormous Turnip."  The original tale can be found many places, but my favorite beautiful flannel pattern for the original comes from Judy Sierra's Flannel Board Storytelling Book.  Inspiration for this fun story also comes from Perry Public Library.… Continue reading Flannel Friday: The Great, Big, Enormous Carrot!