Storytime Thursday: Slow Snail and Speedy Spider

This is week 2 of bugs, as promised last week! I've been thinking more about storytime flow, and trying to use traditional songs, which I think works well. I've got another epic flannel story courtesy of my coworker, and had a really fun book selection too! This was the first time I used an easy … Continue reading Storytime Thursday: Slow Snail and Speedy Spider

Storytime Thursday: Bugs!

So much fun planning this one, I had to split it into 2 storytimes! I didn't want to go the traditional Very Hungry Caterpilar Route, so we did some fun different stuff. I actually made my own flannel this week, and it was a pretty good little counting story (Five Little Ants). One piece of … Continue reading Storytime Thursday: Bugs!

Storytime Thursday: Spring Flowers

This Thursday, I ventured into some new territory: full-on flannel stories and WeeSing songs from my childhood. Books: Lola Plants a Garden, Planting a Rainbow, The Digger and the Flower I used a big book for Planting a Rainbow, then switched to these killer flannels once the plants started growing and blooming. While I did … Continue reading Storytime Thursday: Spring Flowers

Storytime Thursday: Valentine’s Day for Toddlers

Y'all, my flannel game has reached new heights this week! Thanks to the lovely templates from Sunflower Storytime, I have the cutest animal valentines cards.  Also, I have deeply contemplated closing with the Barney song, so there's a chance I've been abducted by aliens. This week involved a lot of hemming and hawing over books, … Continue reading Storytime Thursday: Valentine’s Day for Toddlers

Storytime Thursday: Trains

How much do we love trains? After last week's surprise baby storytime, I made sure I had plenty of possibilities! Book 1 What Wheels Do/ Meeow and the Little chairs (baby option) Book 2: I'm Fast Flannel: Clickety Clack, Vehicle Guessing Game Book 3: Dinosaur Train/Freight Train (baby option) As always, I relied heavily … Continue reading Storytime Thursday: Trains