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Flannel Friday: Art Vocabulary Cards

November 9, 2012

I have a simple offering today that speaks to the many types of literacy that benefit children. I’m sure we’ve all used calendar art for children’s crafts at one time or another. I received a calendar a few years ago with a different piece of art for each day. I realized that a lot of […]

Flannel Friday: Green Says Go!

September 28, 2012

I like the action rhyme “Green Says Go” a lot. It’s from Toddler Storytime via Storytime Katie’s great listing of songs and rhymes. It works well for transportation-related storytimes (see Transportation Storytime (toddler) and Vehicles Storytime (preschool)) as well as colour themes. I did it a couple of times with just the 3 coloured circles, […]

Flannel Friday: French Rhymes

July 19, 2012

A nice source of French rhymes is Un Deux Trois: First French Rhymes selected by Opal Dunn and illustrated by Patrice Aggs. The book comes with a CD as well so you can play the rhymes if you need help with pronounciation. French Rhyme: Un, Deux, Trois This is a simple counting rhyme about picking […]

Flannel Friday Roundup June 29

June 28, 2012

Welcome to Flannel Friday! I’m pleased to be hosting this week’s round up of creative storytime flannels and props. It is always such a treat to see your ideas! As part of the shift to the new Flannel Friday website and posting guidelines, this week’s roundup is being put together with the help of a […]

Flannel Friday: Foam Turtles

June 28, 2012

This week’s Flannel Friday post is courtesy of my wonderful coworker, Karen. During July, Karen has Turtle Storytime planned for many of her outreach visits so she made these cute little guys with craft foam and some puffy paint. As she says, “each one is different because we are all unique.” She made some adaptations […]

Spanish Flannel Friday: Debajo de un Botón

June 22, 2012

Whenever our library has Spanish storytimes, we bring in guests who are fluent in Spanish. I like to throw in some Spanish here and there though. This rhyme from Mamá Goose: A Latino Nursery Treasury/Un Tesoro de Rimas Infantiles by Alma Flor Ada and F. Isabel Campoy perfectly illustrates the richness of learning multiple languages. […]