This week’s Flannel Friday is a felt version of a wonderful book:
Hello, Day! by Anita Lobel
This is a wondeful storytime book. The illustrations of vivid, the text is concise, and the typeface is bold. I see the felt board as story stretcher, rather than an alternative the reading the book aloud.
Anyway, out of respect the the author I will try to avoid writing the full text. But like I said, the text is concise. I was not exaggerating. The total word count is a whopping 68 (yes, I just counted!)
The sun rose. Good Morning.
Then we meet all the major players in the barnyard-animal world starting with the rooster.
The rooster said, “Cock-a-doodle-doo!”
I lay them out one at a time, and have the kids fill in the animal sound.
What they meant was, “Good morning!”
The sun set. The moon rose.
Then we turn to a lone little own under the moon.
The owl said, “Whoo-ooo.”What she meant was…
Tracey is hosting the round-up this week, so go to 1234 More Storytimes for more flannel board ideas.