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Category Archives: Storytime

Flannel Friday: Princess Wore a Red Crown Flannelboard

January 6, 2012

Since both are filled with great ideas, I’m planning to borrow heavily from the Katies for next week’s storytime. In addition to book and rhyme ideas from Sharing Soda’s Fantasy Storytime and Storytime Katie’s Fairy Tales Storytime, I decided to make Sharing Soda’s “Princess Wore a ____ Crown.” Sing it to the tune of “Mary Wore Her Red Dress”  and […]

Not so Flannel Friday: Itsy Bitsy Spider Storytime Prop

November 11, 2011

Another idea from my coworker Karen this week. Raise and lower the spider through the pipe as the lyrics suggest. The “rain” is tinsel. The spider and tinsel are both on a piece of yarn that slides up and down the waterpipe (foil-covered paper towel tube). The itsy  bitsy spider climbed up the water spout. […]

Not-so-flannel Friday: Song Spinner

October 14, 2011

I like doing themed storytimes, but sometimes it’s nice to be more casual and just read favourite new books. This song spinner keeps the spontaneity going. It’s a photo cube that spins around, a sort of manual jukebox. We sing the song that goes with the picture the spinner stops at. The pictures can swap […]