#TBCCrafters Head Down to the Farm

Say it Rah-shay By Sep 19, 2013 5 Comments

Infant storytime has started up again and I wanted to try something different for fall, more Flannel Boards. I still don’t get flannel boards but I can see the attraction. I used one during our down on the farm theme and the kids who attended were happy to participate and be a part of the story. They ran up to the board I had and placed their chick as it was called. The children and their parents had to listen for their chick which worked well and led to a smoother and better flowing storytime.

For our Flannel board, I recreated the cute little chicks from a post I read on the blog Crayon Freckles. I just loved the cute little chicks from Nancy Tafuri’s Five Little Chicks.



  • Flannel pieces in yellow, red and orange
  • Googly eyes
  • Scissors
  • hot glue gun



Step 1:

Cut out chicks using the yellow flannel

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I had issues making a perfect oval and later went over the chicks to smooth out the edges!

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Step 2: Cut out wings using the orange flannel

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Step 3:

Cut out legs and beak using the red flannel

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Step 4:

Assemble chick, add eyes, and glue together using a hot glue gun

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Step 5:

After assembling all of the chickens, retell your story!

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Like I mentioned before, the chicks were given an additional clipping to rid them of the jagged edges.

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I am mom, daughter, sister, yarn lover, word lover, crazy cat lady and library chick. Find me with book or with hook and a hot cuppa.


  1. Aw I know some little kiddos that would love this! I would love to see some other animals on here too!

  2. Rose Powell says:

    HOW CUTE are those wittle ducklings!

  3. Jamie says:

    How cute!! I remember using these in school when I was little – would be perfect for at home with little ones!!Pinned & Tweeted!

  4. These are so cute, our librarians in the neighborhood library also make the props like these to help telling stories for the kids.

  5. these are really adorable! thanks for linking up to Kids in the Kitchen 🙂

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