Thrive After Three

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13 Nights of Halloween

A few years ago I made a storytelling board for Ten Timid Ghosts and the kids loved the suspense of it. I wanted to do something new, so I found … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · 1 Comment

Tickle Monster

I made a flannel story to accompany Tickle Monster after seeing Jbrary use it a while back. (This is part of Flannel Friday’s Halloween Extravaganza!) I made two monsters: one … Continue reading

October 7, 2016 · 2 Comments

Shark in the Dark

To celebrate Flannel Friday’s Shark Week I made a sequel to one of my kid’s favorites…Shark in the Dark. Nick Sharratt’s series is out of print and insanely expensive from … Continue reading

July 6, 2016 · 2 Comments

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

Up, Down & Around

For the spring I decided to make a flannel set to go along with Up, Down & Around by Katherine Ayres. I used my die cut machine to cut out … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · 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

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

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

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