Flannel Friday: Boxes

This box set was inspired by Melissa of Mel’s Desk!

I created a template in Publisher, just making quick shapes and knocked this out in about twenty minutes. You can see that the kids made a train when we did this in storytime. Each child laid down a piece and then I turned it around and filled in the gaps to make a full train. (They did the wheels and the caboose and someone put down the headlight.) This was a HUGELY successful flannelboard and I am thrilled with how it went.

Afterwards, I had to kids help me sort the colors to put the blocks “away.”

Mollie is hosting the round-up this week.

Melissa started this. Anne also has the archive.

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.

10 comments on “Flannel Friday: Boxes

  1. Library Quine
    January 6, 2012 at 11:23 pm #

    This is a great way to let the kids be creative – thanks for the idea.

  2. Sarah
    January 9, 2012 at 10:46 am #

    I love how easy this is! Thanks for sharing this great idea.

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Boxes! | storytime katie - January 20, 2012

    […] Flannel Activity: Boxes […]

  2. Flannel Friday – Boxes! | itsybitsymom - January 6, 2014

    […] new imaginary uses for the box. (This was based Story Time Katie’s idea – thanks! https://storytimekatie.com/2012/01/06/flannel-friday-boxes/) My castle…. My 3 y.o. made a […]

  3. Cities! | storytime katie - April 24, 2014

    […] Flannelboard: Building Blocks […]

  4. Families: Boxes | storytime katie - June 25, 2015

    […] Flannelboard: “Building Blocks” […]

  5. Flannel Friday: The Shape Story | storytime katie - August 7, 2015

    […] they LOVED it. Afterwards, I let the preschoolers build with the shapes from this story and from this flannelboard. We had a great […]

  6. Building & Engineering! | storytime katie - January 6, 2016

    […] Flannelboard: Building Blocks […]

  7. Building & Engineering | Crystal Reads Kids Books - January 27, 2016

    […] Flannelboard: Building blocks (from storytime katie) London Bridge Lego tower […]

  8. Outreach Storytime: 7/25 – storytime katie - November 2, 2016

    […] Flannelboard: “Building Blocks”** […]

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: