Inspired by Jbrary's recent post on Storytime Themes vs. Storytime Flow, I've been challenging myself to start with a book and go from there. When you start with a book, it's much easier to include picture books with diverse representation. Plus, it allows me more room to breathe! Creative freedom! Permission to draw connections between… Continue reading Storytime Spotlight: Going Places (Family Time)
I decided to make some new flannel sets for our community flannel board. My hope is that if we change the sets out every month, we'll encourage more participation and the pieces will last longer. So far the kiddos have been loving this neighborhood scene! I spent a very enjoyable ten minutes on Wednesday listening… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Let’s Build a Neighborhood!
And last but not least, I added these cute little cars and some rhymes to my transportation theme repertoire: Here's one fun rhyme you can do... Driving around in my little red car, Driving around in my little red car, Driving around in my little red car, Zoom, zoom, zoom! (repeat with other colors) ___… Continue reading Final Flannel Friday Post: Crazy for Cars
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
Happy Flannel Friday (again!) As I mentioned in my last post, I made three different flannels this week. Although I didn't end up using this one, I'm definitely saving it for later themes this summer. Plus it's super adaptable and can be used with a few different rhymes! Here's the first rhyme I had… Continue reading Flannel Friday: Singing About Sailboats