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Category Archives: Flannel Friday

Paper Circuits Folder Story: Five Little Fireflies

September 4, 2015

I’ve been playing with paper circuits quite a bit this summer. Jill Dawson’s recent Halloween Tunnel Book (it’s amazing, be sure to check it out!) inspired me to make a much simpler project: a paper circuit folder story (rhyme). The rhyme comes from the King County Library System Rhymes and Songs page. Five Little Fireflies […]

Flannel Friday: Five Little Snakes

August 28, 2015

Five Little Snakes made with foam felt left by a former children’s librarian at Coralville Public Library. No one remembers who made them, but the snakes and the accompanying rhyme worked well with a recent “Animals Nobody Loves” storytime. Five Little Snakes Five little snakes Hid under Mom’s chair My brother grabbed the red one, […]

Flannel Friday June 26

June 25, 2015

Fun and varied contributions this week from Jane, Kathryn, and Katie. Kathryn of Fun with Friends at Storytime has made a charming Five Clean and Dirty Pigs useful for multiple storytime rhymes. It’s always so nice to be able to use our flannels and storytime props in varied ways. Storytime Katie has put together adorable animal flashcards for “Where […]

Flannel Friday JavaScript: Little Mouse

January 30, 2015

I’m contributing a distinctly non-flannel Flannel Friday: an online interactive version of Little Mouse, the popular storytime game, using JavaScript. Thanks to my eldest for his help and Trent Richardson for his jQuery Impromptu extension. The code is available on Github. Pull requests that improve and extend the code are most welcome! Mouse icon made by Freepik from, licensed by CC […]

Flannel Friday: Travel Flannel Folder

January 24, 2014

I don’t have a direct Valentine’s Day connection today, but rather a flannelboard resource that can be used any time of the year.This clever flannel board made from a pocket folder comes from BillyBear4Kids. It’s great for car travel, but also a nice way to provide each child in a classroom or storytime with a […]

Flannel Friday Infographic

November 13, 2013

This week at Iowa Tech Chicks Kathy Kaldenberg presented on Infographics. Using some Flannel Friday numbers from social media and Amy’s map post, I made a quick infographic about Flannel Friday using an template. Enjoy!

Flannel Tuesday in Botswana

October 17, 2013

Firstly, many thanks to Beth, Erin and this week’s Flannel Friday host Amy for creating flannelboards for the children in Serinane, Ditshegwane and Francistown, Botswana as well as Patty for providing money for books. Amy even packaged hers in flannelboard boxes (see below) with books and storytime sparks – superb! Through your generosity, each school […]