Penguin Printable

I created these penguins for my Penguins and Polar Bears Storytime and then decided to get some extra use out of them by making them into a color matching activity board.  Here’s the penguin printable:After printing and laminating the penguins, I decided to dress them up with some felt hats and scarves. Then I made each a…

Fall Trees Printable

Little Bird, Are You in the Green Tree? This fun guessing game comes from Mel’s Desk, where you can read all of her instructions. She recommends hiding little bird behind one of the trees, and then saying. “Look at all of the trees with different color leaves!  I wonder where Little Bird is?  Can you help me find…

Feelings Jack-O-Lanterns

Need a quick, last minute pumpkin activity?  Try out these Jack-O-Lanterns, which are a seasonal version of my Feelings Faces.  They are great for helping young learners express emotions. I suggest printing them onto cardstock and then taping them to wooden sticks.  Or you could laminate them, add velcro, and use them on your flannel board. For…

The Chocolate Chip Ghost Printable

Since it’s October, here’s a non-spooky, interactive story to tell this Halloween.  This is an adaptation of the book the Chocolate Chip Ghost by Meighan Peifer. It is a story about some little ghosts who should only eat things that are white, but when Mama leaves the house they get into some mischief.  They each try…

Apple Matching Printable

Here’s a fun, fall-themed printable for you! Simply print and cut to make six pairs of matching apple cards.  I recommend printing onto cardstock or laminating your apple cards once they have been cut out.     You can add a bit of Velcro or magnets to the backs to use them on a flannel…

Ten Fluffy Chickens

The idea for this nifty, reversible flannel comes from Mel’s Desk.  I’ve used this multiple times for storytime (see our farm theme) and the kids always get a kick out of it.  Flipping the eggs over to reveal the chicks is such a surprise! Here’s the rhyme that goes with it: Five eggs and five…

Feelings Faces

I’ve used these feelings faces in storytime  for years, so I figured that it was finally time to make a printable. This version of “If You’re Happy and You Know It” is great for helping young learners express emotions.  I use “feelings faces” to add a visual for the children.  I pull each face out, one…

Bathtime and Bubbles

Here’s an updated ‘Bathtime and Bubbles’ storytime plan for you.  I can’t believe that I first posted this theme four years ago…wow.  I’ve included some new books that I love for storytime, as well as an updated flannel for Who’s in the Tub, aaannd I made you a new Elephants in the Bathtub printable! OPENING…