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Flannel Friday: Five Little Fish

September 27, 2013

This week I’ve got a marine animals version of the five little monkeys teasing Mr. Crocodile to share. Check out the pointy teeth my friend, Beth, embroidered for the shark. We made multiple sets of these flannelboards for the schools in Botswana. Five Little Fish Five little fishies swimming in the sea, Teasing Mr. Shark, […]

Flannel Friday: Safari Animals

September 20, 2013

There are all sorts of great rhymes, songs and fingerplays based on African animals so I made sets to take to the schools I will be visiting in Botswana. The monkey is based on Mollie’s Five Little Monkeys set, the elephant from a cookie cutter and the others are freehand. As well as the rhymes […]

Flannel Friday: Creepy Carrots Flannelboard and Template

August 23, 2013

This week’s contribution is from my former colleague Karen at ICPL. She held a fun carrot storytime this summer and, as well as reading Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds, she made these awesome carrots and accompanying counting rhyme. Five Creepy Carrots Five creepy carrots behind the bedroom door, I whipped around to look and now […]

Flannelboards for Botswana

August 13, 2013

Hello Flannel Friday friends, Does anyone have an interest in sending a bit of Flannel Friday to Botswana? I will be travelling to Botswana for my Wild Blue Fig work in October. While there I will visit some libraries and schools as well as artisans. I have run the idea of distributing storytime kits including […]

Flannel Friday: Aiken Drum

May 3, 2013

The Scottish folk song Aiken Drum is a popular song and flannel with many Flannel Friday participants, including this week’s Scottish host. I particularly like Leah Salomaa‘s voice and version. In her version, he plays a ladle, has hair made of spaghetti, eyes of meatballs, nose of cheese and mouth of pizza. My craters are […]

Flannel Friday Roundup April 26

April 25, 2013

Another week of fabulous Flannel Friday contributions! I never cease to be amazed with the creativity each week. Thanks so much to everybody who shared this week. Books to Flannelboards Linda of Notes from the Story Room continues her inspiring series, “Telling a Story Five Ways,” using props to tell the story of The Fisherman […]

Flannel Friday: Firetruck Template

February 1, 2013

A firetruck is always a good addition to any set of flannels (or house with preschoolers). This firetruck and its partner pieces will work with many rhymes and flannel games, I made making sure I had all the components for “Hurry Hurry.” The ladder is not glued down so that I can raise it when […]