Thrive After Three

Engaging programs to keep kids coming back to the library

Moon Might Be Milk

Lisa Shulman’s The Moon Might Be Milk is sadly out of print. But the story can still be used in puppet form if you can’t get your hands on a … Continue reading

June 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Puppet Costume Story: Using You Can Do Anything, Daddy!

I decided to make costumes for my pirate puppet so I can use it to go along with one of my favorite stories, You Can Do Anything, Daddy! by Michael … Continue reading

April 15, 2016 · 2 Comments

Have You Seen My New Blue Socks? Puppet Story

Eve Bunting’s Have You Seen My New Blue Socks? is Seuss-esque and perfect for puppet storytelling! I used a cheat sheet Have You Seen My New Blue Socks, my puppet bin, … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Feathers for Lunch

I wanted to make Lois Ehlert’s Feathers for Lunch a more interactive story. I used stiffened felt sheets to use as the background for each bird. They measure 9 x 12″ each. … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · 3 Comments

Who Took the Cookies?

Bonnie Lass’ version of Who Took the Cookies from the Cookie Jar? is a southwest party through the desert. Like Who Ate All the Cookie Dough, this story puts a … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Who Ate All the Cookie Dough?

Karen Beaumont’s Who Ate All the Cookie Dough? is a new spin on the classic Who Stole the Cookies song. My flannel and puppet story collections are similar because I … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Perfect Gift

Mary Newell Depalma’s The Perfect Gift emphasizes friendship. It’s a sweet story of friends pitching in and helping when needed the most. I like this story so much, I read … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Oh, No!

Candace Fleming’s Oh, No! is mesmerizing with its rhyming text. I have been wanting to expand my puppet stories and decided to add this to my repertoire. After reading Betsy … Continue reading

January 4, 2014 · 1 Comment

Little Beaver and the Echo

Amy MacDonald’s Little Beaver and the Echo is a sweet story about friendship. After crying for a friend, he hears from across the pond that someone is also looking for … Continue reading

December 13, 2013 · Leave a comment


You can make flannel pieces, or use puppets for this silly story. In David Ezra Stein’s story, Joey hops out of his mommy’s pouch for the first time. Of course, … Continue reading

November 2, 2013 · 1 Comment

After School Clubs for Kids

Flannel Friday

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