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Flannel Friday: The Was A Bold Lady Who Wanted A Star

This week’s (very late thanks to technical difficulties) #FF is:

There Was A Bold Lady Who Wanted A Star by Charise Mericle Harper

I love this version of the well-worn storytime rhyme. Sadly my library doesn’t own a copy, and it’s out of print. But I want to use it for storytime. So I was thrilled saw this pattern for a flannelized version in Storytime Magic.  What can I say, I love a broad has chutzpah! Anyway, here’s a picture:

(sans the airplane. I set it out to dry, but now I can't find the #*@#$ thing!)

Anyway, I may be too late for the #FFRU… Sorry folks. But check out Andrea’s blog and the #FF pinterest archive for more storytime ideas.

Cheers dears!


Flannel Friday Round Up 11.18.11


I’m here! Sorry for the delay folks, but this #FFRU is ENORMOUS! I think we have 16 so far this week. Is this a record? I’ll check and get back on that one.

I said in my post that I’d be happy to post late posts over the weekend (I refuse to skip a single football game this weekend (I worked Saturday, Sunday AND Monday evening, so I’m jonseing for the gridiron. GO BEARS!)

#FFRU 11.18.11

UPDATE: I am so sorry Tracey and Katie! I just saw your posts in my google reader account. I must have missed them on my twitter search.


Check out Tracey of 1234 More Storytimes awesome hot dogs!

And Katie of Storytime Secrets sings We Eat Turkeys!

We have 2 adorable versions of the classic homage to the matron of gluttony: I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie. They are very different and delightful:

Alison of Miss Alison Is Blogging offers her version

Natasha the Arty Librarian’s has hers.

Anne Clark of so tomorrow has enough to go around in her version of ‎Two of Everything

Mary Kuehner of Miss Mary Liberry gets Froggy ready for his first romp in the snow in Froggy Gets Dressed! (Spoiler alert: He forgets his underwear! hahahahhahah)

The mercury may be dropping, but according to Andrea Flemming of RovingFiddleHead Kidlit (and me!) it’s never to cold for Ice Cream

The Metamorphosis will be flannelized! by Melissa of Mel’s Desk. She’s sharing her version of Very Hungry Caterpillar. (You’re welcome, Mel.)

Sarah of Read Rabbit Read is talkin’ 5 Little Turkeys! Like, gobble gobble, dudes.
Meghan, the Busy Crafting Mommy posted several AWESOME T-Day flannel boards. PLUS, she posted an announcement for a special Holiday Extravaganza Giveaway 🙂
Mollie of What Happens In Storytime… offers these 3 Marvelous T-day flannel boards

Linda of Notes From The Storytime Room adapted one of my favorite 398s: Gluscabi and the Wind Eagle.

Elizabeth of Read Mrs. D posted a delightfully colorful version of Turkey Feathers.

Sarah Holtkamp of AWESOME STORYTIME (and a former classmate of mine, hi Sarah!) offers this awesome autumnal sing-along.

Lisa of Story Time With The Library Lady is quite the foxy lady behind the mask.

Kate of Recipe for Reading offers a great big bowl o’ lemons from which to make sweet lemonade: Five Big Lemons. (I LOVE IT!)

Sarah‘s bears are getting shmushed in here adorable version of Five In a Bed. Those bears are #(&*$ing cute!

And if you’ve made it this far, you’re a champ!

Here’s my Reader’s Theater version of The Glerp by David McPhail. GLERP!

Had enough?

NO?!?! Well then get your butt over to the Flannel Friday archive on Pinterest and the Flannel Friday Facebook Group.

Ms. Anne maintains the schedule of #FFRU past, present, and future.

Did I miss anyone? If so, let me know.

Happy Flannel Friday everyone!