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Flannel Friday Roundup February 3

February 3, 2012

Welcome to Flannel Friday! There are twenty fabulous entries so far this week! Feel free to leave your link in the comments or tweet with the hashtag, #FlannelFriday.

Flannel Friday

Animals, Birds & Insects

Pippa’s Penguins make two appearances this week. Danielle at A Bad Case of Books shares the classic version and Sarah at Read It Again! adds some clothing. If you’ve ever wondered if a penguin would look adorable in a yellow bathing suit, the answer is a definite yes!

Over at Story Time with the Library Lady, find picture instructions and an audiofile for the Scottish song, Three Craws.

Madigan Reads has a beautiful feltboard dragon.

Mel’s Desk is thinking spring with Garden Bugs to go with Lenny in the Garden, including a pattern.

Erin at Falling Flannelboards brings us a fun drawing story, Mystery Marsupial.

Wisely playing mix and match with her existing pieces, Recipe for Reading gives us Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed.

Not sure what animal you want for storytime? Miss Mary Liberry brings us the Mixed Up Chameleon.

Tracey at 1234More Storytimes shares Who’s Hiding in the Woods? filled with delightful woodland creatures as well as a game from her bag of flannel animals.

I made a Groundhog Puppet.


Meghan at Busy Crafting Mommy is has 3 flannelboards to keep warm with: Quilts Galore, Mitten Matching Game, and The Jacket I Wear in the Snow by Shirley Neitzel. The sweater is mighty impressive!

Linda at Notes from the Storytime Room has another version of The Mitten. I think every librarian needs a version of this story so there can never be too many versions to look at and be inspired by for making your own.

Lissa at Tickle the Clouds (love the blog name!) is thinking snow despite 70 degree weather with Ten Little Mittens.


What is Bridget Reading made me hungry with Five Little Strawberries.

There are two posts up at Storytime ABC’s this week. Kay Leigh creates her own magical Rainbow Stew. I can practically hear the oohs and aahs from the storytime crowd!

She also has a guest post from “Teacher Rich” for Five Red Apples. Our first entry from the Phillipines!


Transportation, Doctor Bag, Dust Bunnies, Caldecotts, Chinese Lanterns, Bold Ladies

Inspired by some previous posts, Mollie from What Happens in Storytime shares  two activities for a Things that Go theme: the Where Does This Go? game and Going for a Ride in My Train.

Storytime Katie made a gorgeous felt doctor bag filled with medical instruments – check out the stethoscope!

You may have noticed the fabulous Jan Thomas Dust Bunnies Miss Allison is Blogging made earlier. This week she has shared How to Make a Rhyming Dust Bunny instructions!

Anne at So Tomorrow enters Caldecott contention with her picture book adaptation of Melissa’s This is Big, Big, Big!

Welcome Susanne at Fussy Hen at the Library back to the blogging world (after a 5 year hiatus). She’s sharing her first Flannel Friday entry, Five Chinese Lanterns!

And, last, but not least, Storytiming Cate has flannelized There Was a Bold Lady Who Wanted a Star (an out of print book, always a good choice for flannelizing).

Finding Flannel Friday

You can also find past and future roundups at So Tomorrow. For a visual round-up of all postings, check out Flannel Friday on Pinterest. Join the Facebook group for a range of storytime and blogging discussions. You can learn more about Kay Leigh’s comment challenge and giveaway there as well.

10 thoughts on “Flannel Friday Roundup February 3

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  3. Thank you to all you Flannel Friday posters. You have given me so many great ideas. And you have inspired me to revive a training blog and post my first Flannel Friday entry. You can find my post at

  4. Tracey says:

    Hi Andrea, my Flannel Friday, Who’s Hiding in the Woods, is here- Thank you for hosting!

  5. Thanks for your roundup Andrea. I’m enjoying working through them, but now I have to get ready for work as a Saturday librarian. Stirling work!

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  7. I’m sorry this is so late… I had serious technical difficulties today. I totally understand if you don’t feel like updating the #FFRU. Thanks for rounding up! Here’s my flannelized There Was A Bold Lady Who Wanted A Star.

  8. Anne says:

    Great job on the roundup, Andrea.

    I hope Cate finally got some sleep after all those technical difficulties!

  9. Thanks for hosting Andrea, I’ve just read and commented on the final one. What a ride it’s been, it’s like doing a mini storytelling course everyweek!

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