Flannel Friday: Cakes!

I have two Flannel Fridays for you today, that I used last fall in “Cake” storytime!


These adorable cupcakes come from Money Saving Mom and I originally found them on Pinterest. I did attach all of the sprinkles and toppings with glue, but I left the cupcake liners, frosting, and cupcakes unattached so the kids could play around with them after storytime.

I used “Down Around the Corner” as my rhyme, with a puppet twist:
Down around the corner in the bakery shop
Were five yummy cupcakes with sprinkles on top
Along comes (puppet) with a dollar to pay
He/she buys a cupcake and takes it away
(continue with four, three, two, and one)

Since I usually have more kids that cupcakes and my next flannelboard was participatory, I grabbed some puppets to “eat” the cupcakes. The kids LOVED this.


This counting cake came from Anne’s Library Life.

I also used it as a mix-up flannel and had the kids, one at a time, come to sort and order the cake layers. Since I had more kids, I did this flannel multiple times.

The full write-up for “Cake” storytime will be on the blog on Monday!

Anna will be hosting the round-up today! You can also check out our website, Pinterest, or Facebook!

10 comments on “Flannel Friday: Cakes!

  1. Jill
    January 11, 2014 at 9:55 am #

    When I have my animal puppets come to buy their cupcake or cookie, I tape the nickel to their ear or tail or mouth and the kids try to find it. They really like this!

    • Katie
      January 13, 2014 at 3:10 pm #

      Such a great idea! I’ll have to remember that for the future.

  2. Emma Laurin
    January 11, 2014 at 4:05 pm #

    I ENJOY Your Flannel Fridays. Which I know my toddlers will
    at Daycare.

    • Katie
      January 13, 2014 at 3:10 pm #

      Thank you for reading! Enjoy!

  3. Erin
    January 11, 2014 at 4:30 pm #

    I love this! Thanks for sharing!

    • Katie
      January 13, 2014 at 3:11 pm #

      Thank you!


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