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Tuck Me In

Tuck Zebra

My Toddler storytime is always crowded, especially in the winter time! I’ve been working on “large print” flannels and decided to create a new one for Valentine’s Day. I love Tuck Me In. It’s a cute animal story in which you tuck everyone in for bedtime. I created animals large enough to fill up my flannel board. I made accompanying “blankets” that match each animal’s color. I pass the blankies out before we read the story and as I add each animal to the flannel, I ask the children to come up and tuck them in if they have the matching blanket. Once everyone is seated we blow the animal a kiss. Here are the onces I made to match the book. I drew the animals with black fabric paint, then cut the animals out when they dried. They loved this story so much, I think I’m going to add my own animals!

Tuck Pig

Pig with a muddy blankie.

Tuck Elephant

Ellie with a peanut blankie.

Tuck Alligator

Allie with a swamp blankie.

Tuck Moose

Moose with a forest blankie.

Tuck Hedgehog

Hedgie with a spiky blankie.

Tuck Peacock

Peacock with a feather blankie.

Good night!

For more Valentine’s Day ideas check out Miss Sarah Storytime. She’s hosting this week’s Flannel Friday.

3 comments on “Tuck Me In

  1. jane
    January 25, 2013

    I adore your peacock and feather blankie. I will need to look up this book. This is a great story to flannelize. Thanks for posting this ~ jane

  2. Lisa Mulvenna
    January 26, 2013

    What a cute idea. I love the matching concept too. It would be great for our pj story times.

  3. Angela Reynolds
    January 26, 2013

    Great idea — ths book is so much fun, I’m sure the flannel story is too!


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