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Flannel Friday: Chameleon’s Colors

This flannel is based on the book Chameleon’s Colors by Chisato Tashiro, and was a great fit for my jungle storytime. On a sunny day in the jungle, Chameleon is tired of blending in with the scenery. When Hippo almost steps on Chameleon, the reluctant color changer says he is sick of always being ignored … Continue reading

favorite storytime book of the week

My favorite storytime book this week is Let’s Play in the Forest While the Wolf Is Not Around by Claudia Rueda.  I turned this into a participation book by having the kids call “wolf, are you there?” with me. And there’s a surprise ending, too. So much fun! This week’s storytime theme: getting dressed

favorite storytime book of the week

My favorite book in storytime this week is Mole’s Hill by Lois Ehlert.  This has been a favorite of mine for years. I love the simplicity of the story, the letter Skunk, Raccoon, and Fox leave for Mole, the hill of flowers, and of course the stunning illustrations. The kids loved this one, too! my … Continue reading

favorite storytime book of the week

My favorite storytime book this week is Big Bear Hug by Nicholas Oldland. How could a story about a bear who loves to hug trees most of all not be great!  And I love how hugging conquers all. Go Bear! The adults loved this book as much (maybe a little more than) as the kids. … Continue reading

favorite storytime book of the week

My fave book this week is The Little Rabbit Who Likes To Say Moo. These are animals with attitude, and a flare for making all kinds of great animal sounds (not just their own).   As Rabbit would say, “cool”.  Side note: when I asked the kids what a donkey says, all went quiet. Then one … Continue reading

favorite storytime book of the week

My storytime fave this week is Red Sled by Lita Judge.  This is that rare nearly-wordless book that works well in storytime. The illustrations are magical, with even the youngest kids in my drop-in storytime able to translate them into a verbal story. And what words there are, are simply magical, especially gadung, gadung, gadung! … Continue reading