Category: Storytime

Flannelboard: Noisy Nest

I created this felt set for my Letter N storytime crate after I found the accompanying rhyme on K the Librarian’s blog. I created hand drawn templates for the snow owl, goldfinches, and crow using templates I saw on the Downeast Thunder Farm website. I say hand drawn because my printer died. Felt Board Rhyme:…

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Flannelboard: Big Bad Wolf

This wolf mask was based on a nearly identical iPad/iPhone case I saw on Pinterest. I free hand drew a template (and did a poor job given how asymmetrical the finished product is) and assembled all the pieces using hot glue. I then hot glued a strip of felt (horizontally) to the back so that…

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Flannelboard: Five Little Turtles

I made this particular felt set for a previous, Letter T themed storytime crate. I located a simple template online, traced everything out, and then used hot glue to assemble the pieces. I used Storytime Katie‚Äôs Five Little Turtles felt board rhyme: Math Minute Felt Rhyme: Five Little TurtlesOne little turtle, feeling mighty fineSitting by…

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Flannelboard: Five Little Birds

I used the free template provided by Downeast Thunder Farm, and love the finished product. The site offers a lovely variety of bird templates. I recommend giving them a looky-loo for felt-craft inspiration. This felt set was originally designed to be used for an Imagine Your Story, fantasy themed storytime about the Big Bad Wolf.…

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Storytime Crate: Milk & Cookies

STORYTIME CRATES My library system seeks to be as efficient as possible and to avoid duplication of workload. Some tasks are centralized (i.e. collection development). Other tasks and responsibilities are split between a team of librarians. This is the case with storytime planning. Nine of us are responsible for planning and presenting storytime sessions. We…

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