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


Flannel Friday: Mouse House Makeover with Inclusivity in Mind

My first Flannel Friday post of the year is a LONG one! I'd be honored if you read my story, and delighted if you added your thoughts. Why Representation Matters More than 25 years ago, Dr. Rudine Sims Bishop said that books are windows into other worlds and experiences, but also mirrors- a way to… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Mouse House Makeover with Inclusivity in Mind

Flannel Friday: Little Chick

Thank you Wendy at Flannel Board Fun for hosting the Flannel Friday Round Up this week!  If you something landed here without stopping THERE first, you'll definitely want to go back and look at what everyone else is up to.  You can also check out the blog, Facebook page, or Pinerest page.  Happy Friday! I've got another… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Little Chick

Flannel Friday: Birthday Cakes & Snakes!

Happy Birthday Flannel Friday!  Here's to 5 more years of fun, new friendships and awesome flannels.  🙂  So grateful for this community! Many thanks to Fun with Friends at Storytime for hosting this week.  As soon as I saw it was Flannel Friday's birthday (on top of being Read Across America Day), I knew I… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Birthday Cakes & Snakes!

Flannel Friday: Little Moon, Little Moon

This little game went over really well with the family crowd this week- I even caught a mom taking a picture so she could recreate it at home!  Our weekly theme was all about Bedtime and our Every Child Ready to Read focus was Play, so I made a little flannel that worked well with… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Little Moon, Little Moon

Flannel Friday: My Friend Duck

Happy Friday my friends in flannel world!  Hope your summer reading is going well.  Not only are we crazy busy, but our story times have gotten even bigger too.  This week I had so much fun with one of my favorite story time themes ever- things that go! I actually made three flannels this week… Continue reading Flannel Friday: My Friend Duck