Flannel Friday: Doctor Bag

For sick storytime, I decided to make a felt doctor bag in the style of the toolbox flannel I made this summer. I used the template from the toolbox, which originally came from Serving Pink Lemonade for the doctor’s bag. As for the doctor’s tools, I did a Google clip art search and made my pieces from there.

And you can see the tools inside of the bag in this picture:

With this flannel, we talked about what each tool was called and what it was used for. The kids pointed to the parts on their body that corresponded. After storytime and craft, they played with the board pieces! This wasn’t too time-consuming (my sewing skills are getting better and better!), and it was a great investment to make for my flannelboard collection!

Andrea is hosting this week’s Flannel Friday — you can find the round-up at her blog! Melissa is the founder of Flannel Friday! Anne has the archive and schedule of who is hosting Flannel Friday.

And you can also follow the Flannel Friday Pinterest account. And Flannel Friday has its own Facebook page! If you participate in Flannel Friday, Melissa has a button if you want to link up to us here.

22 Comments on “Flannel Friday: Doctor Bag”

  1. Paula Spoo
    February 3, 2012 at 10:31 am #

    This is awesome! You’re always so creative. I was planning on doing a sick story time and really wanted to read Llama Llama Home with Momma. This flannel would add pizzazz and the kids would love it! :)

    • Katie
      February 9, 2012 at 12:49 pm #

      I hope that they do — “Llama Llama” is always a big hit here, so I’m sure it will be wonderful at your storytime, too!

  2. Storytime Fun
    February 3, 2012 at 11:23 am #

    LOVE this! I’d say your sewing skills are spot on! Sure makes me want to do some sewing myself!

    • Katie
      February 9, 2012 at 12:51 pm #

      Thank you. I really love sewing!

  3. Anne (@sotomorrow)
    February 3, 2012 at 11:30 am #

    Just stunning!

    • Katie
      February 9, 2012 at 12:51 pm #

      Thanks, Anne!

  4. libraryquine
    February 5, 2012 at 2:19 am #

    This a great idea, and useful at this time of year when just about everyone is suffering or recovering from something of other! Thanks.

    • Katie
      February 9, 2012 at 12:51 pm #

      Definitely — I finally got hit with my own cold this week!

  5. Angela Reynolds
    February 8, 2012 at 5:31 am #

    Love that cute little band-aid! Nicely done all round.

    • Katie
      February 9, 2012 at 12:52 pm #

      Check back this week; I’ve got more Band-Aid coming up!

  6. Lucy
    February 9, 2012 at 7:35 am #

    As an art graduate on a MLIS course, I am delighted to see such creativity within a library environment. This kind of interactive activity is unheard of in Irish libraries but I’m hoping to change that. :)

    • Katie
      February 9, 2012 at 12:52 pm #

      I hope you can change that too! I would be so sad if I couldn’t be creative at work!

  7. librerin
    February 9, 2012 at 8:16 am #

    What a cute idea! I was going to do a get well soon storytime next week, and this would be perfect! Thanks for sharing!

    • Katie
      February 9, 2012 at 12:53 pm #

      You’re very welcome! I’ve got another few posts coming up, including my “sick/get well soon” theme write-up scheduled for this Monday — hope it’s up in time to help!

  8. Natalee Hansen
    February 13, 2014 at 2:18 am #

    Could you please send me your patterns for your doctor tools and equipment. I would greatly appreciate it.

    Thank you again

    • Katie
      March 4, 2014 at 8:10 pm #

      Natalee, I will do my very best to find them! You caught me in the middle of changing jobs and I’ll have to go through the files. I hope to have that accomplished by this weekend.

      • Deborah Riches
        May 7, 2014 at 1:14 pm #

        I would love the patterns for your doctor tools please.

  9. Brianna
    December 3, 2014 at 9:21 pm #

    i want to buy this from you

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