Here is a link to our Prezi : Flannel : Not Just Your Grandma's Pajamas
After discussing types of flannels (stories, songs, games, etc.) and how flannels can support the five early literacy elements, we dug into the "how to make" and "how to use" ... my favorite part of the workshop!
We had three options for folks to make during their time at the workshop :
1. These fabulous dinosaurs (courtesy of Piper Loves the Library)
Here is the template that was shared for attendees to use in making their dinosaur pieces :
Here is what the template looks like :
After collecting all our flannel pieces, scissors, glue, paper, tape, display boards, brains ... we made it out of the workshop room in time for the next presenter -- whew! Note to self : if presenting a crafty-type workshop? ask to be scheduled right before a break ... so many folks wished they'd had more time to work on their flannel pieces.
All in all, Anna and I brought forth the power that is ALL HAIL FLANNEL and had a superb time.
|Getting Down-n-dirty with Flannel at MLA|