Category: Props

Flannelboard: Five Little Raccoons

This is Five Little Raccoons flannelboard set I created for the Raccoon themed storytime crate I put together during the Fall of 2015. Flannelboard: Five Little Raccoons (via Delta Township District Library) One little raccoon looking for things to do, Along came another and then there were two. Two curious raccoons trying so hard to…

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Flannelboard: Into the Woods

These are the three felt animals I created to flesh out the flannelboard collection that already existed at my library. I combined the two sets in order to say the Into the Woods flannelboard rhyme during a series of Raccoon themed storytime sessions. Flannelboard Rhyme: Into the Woods (via Abby the Librarian) In the woods,…

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Flannelboard: 10 Monsters

I got a bit carried away by last week’s monster theme, and used scrapbook paper to create 10 flannelboard monsters inspired by similar creatures I found on niftythriftythriving.blogspot.com. To ensure durability and usability, I had the pieces professionally laminated, and added sticky felt to the back. The only downside to using paper is the fact…

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Workshop: Artfelt

I attended Judy Woodworth’s Artfelt Workshop at the MCL (main branch) this afternoon. Judy’s Artfelt puppets are adorable, and she gave an enthusiastic presentation. Her passion for early childhood literacy, warmth and creativity were apparent from the start, and her memory and recall of rhymes is phenomenal. (Photo: Judy performing Surprise Butterfly) Attendees received copies…

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