Thrive After Three

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Tic Tac Toe: The Felt Table Game

For my winter felt table I decided to create a Tic Tac Toe game. I used fabric paint to make the lines in the board. I cut white snowmen and … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 2 Comments

Frog on a Log Felt Rhyme Game

Kes Gray’s Frog on a Log is a great read-aloud for the storytime crowd. Cat and Frog discuss where animals can sit. Cat insists that each animal can sit only … Continue reading

December 16, 2015 · 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

Today is Monday Felt Story & Song

  I love this classic story and song. I use it with all kinds of themes: food, Thanksgiving, animals, family, days of the week. Greg & Steve’s song is a … Continue reading

December 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Felt Board Table: Fairy Tale Edition

After a summer of superheroes, I decided to balance out the room a bit with princesses. I wrote about stealing this beautiful princesses from What Bridget is Reading last year. … Continue reading

October 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

School Age Professional Development Fall 2015 Course

If you’re looking to develop your school age programming, take my affordable fall course through Infopeople! An Infopeople 4-week online course, October 20, 2015 to November 16, 2015 Would you … Continue reading

August 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Every Hero Has a Story Felt Table

To kickoff the summer reading theme this year, I made a felt table for children to play with during the busy months. I used Storytime Katie’s post a while back … Continue reading

June 18, 2015 · 8 Comments

Toy Stories: Toys Series By Emily Jenkins

The Toys series by Emily Jenkins is one of my newer¬†favorite read-alouds for the school age. The short stories follow the adventures of three toys: a buffalo named Lumphy, a … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Felt Board Table: Cars & Community

I’ve spruced up my felt table for the spring and did a car and community theme. (I can’t find my original inspiration, so Rebecca if you post in the comments … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

Flannel Friday 4th Birthday Guest Post: Meet Jessi

To celebrate Flannel Friday’s 4th anniversary, I am helping guest host for the Guest Post Palooza. So help me welcome Jessi… Hello!¬† Super excited to be a guest here on … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 6 Comments

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