Thrive After Three

Engaging programs to keep kids coming back to the library

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

Batman or Penguin

I recently wrote a post about Simon C. Page’s Spider-Man or Green Goblin, and am excited that he has another superhero optical illusion. I wrote a story to tell the … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Spider-Man or Green Goblin

Since superheroes are a perennial favorite in storytime, I was so excited when I came across Simon C. Page’s amazing optical illusion! The kids love these kind of stories! I … Continue reading

May 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

You Can Do Anything, Daddy!

I just learned that one of my other favorite superhero stories is no longer in print (blowing nose now). If you can get your hands on this, I highly recommend … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Captain Pajamas

This was one of the first “flannel” stories I ever made. I began the journey because I fell in love with Captain Pajamas, but didn’t love all of the parts … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Wonder Woman Flannel Board

Ralph Cosentino’s superhero picture book series is amazing! I’ve used his stories in pre-K and early elementary classes and they’re a hit with all ages! I love them so much, … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Superman Flannel Board

Ralph Cosentino’s superhero picture book series is amazing! I’ve used his stories in pre-K and early elementary classes and they’re a hit with all ages! I love them so much, … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 1 Comment

Batman Flannel Board

Ralph Cosentino’s superhero picture book series is amazing! I’ve used his stories in pre-K and early elementary classes and they’re a hit with all ages! I love them so much, … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · 7 Comments

Wolverine or 2 Batman

Olly Moss’ superhero optical illusion of Wolverine or 2 Batman is perfect to share with children as they argue about what they see! I made up a story to go … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

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