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.


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