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Crunch and a Munch Flannel

I love Emma J. Virjan’s new beginning readers series, Pig in a Wig, that I had to flannelize the latest installment! The new book, What This Story Needs is a … Continue reading

June 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pig in a Wig Flannel

I made a felt story to accompany a new beginning reader book and the kids love it! If you don’t know this story, you must acquire a copy. It’s Mo … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 3 Comments

I Love My Hat by Douglas Florian

This is one of my new favs–it reminds me of Pete the Cat! The story is so versatile to fit a number of themes: getting dressed, farm, animals, tractors, stories … Continue reading

February 18, 2015 · 2 Comments

Are You a Horse?

I’ve been looking for a saddle to use with my puppets for months. I couldn’t find one anywhere that would work, so I decided to make one. I used 1/2 … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Little Rabbit Who Liked to Say Moo

Even though there’s still snow on my lawn, spring is officially here. To celebrate, I’m breaking out my bunny stories. I recently made a flannel for The Little Rabbit Who … Continue reading

March 21, 2013 · 5 Comments

Clip Clop

One of my toddlers’ favorite stories is Nicola Smee’s Clip Clop. I have been using the book for a couple of years now and recently made a flannel and a puppet … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 2 Comments

Using Puppet Bins for Outreach

One of my New Year’s resolutions is to use my puppet collection more in storytime. As I was poking through the clearance isle at my local department store, I saw … Continue reading

January 6, 2013 · 4 Comments

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