Happy Birthday Bunting

Use the Happy Birthday Bunting as a decoration or as a prop when you sing Happy Birthday. The letter flags help young children to make a connection between letter recognition and letter names and sounds and words.

Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday to you
Happy birthday dear (child’s name)
Happy birthday to you

Get your pattern for Happy Birthday Bunting  includes patterns for upper and lower case letters and numbers as well

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Four Birthday Presents Felt Board Set

This is fun birthday rhyme that encourages counting and colour recognition.

Four birthday presents and they’re all for me,

I’ll unwrap the green one and now there are three.

Three birthday presents and one is from you,

I’ll unwrap the purple one and now there are two.

Two birthday presents left until I’m done,

I’ll unwrap the pink one and now there is one.

One birthday present, I’m having so much fun!
I’ll unwrap it slowly and now there are none.

Get your pattern for Four Birthday Presents

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Today I have a Birthday Felt Board Set

This is super simple felt cake for celebrating birthdays.

Have lots of fun counting the removable candles.

The cake including the cake stand is 30cm tall (about 12 inches) and 26cm wide (10.25 inches).

Today I have a birthday

I am five years old you see

( hold up 5 fingers )

And here I have a birthday cake

Which you may share with me

(put the cake on the felt board)

First we count the candles

Count them every one

1,2,3,4,5

( count the candles as you put them on the cake)

The counting is now done

Lets blow out the candles

Out each flame will go

As one by one we blow

(pretend to blow out the candles as you take them off the felt board)

5,4,3,2,1

Get Your Pattern for Today I have a Birthday

 

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Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat Party Hat Hide and Seek Game

This is a fun interactive game which encourages vocabulary development, colour and pattern recognition and turn taking. Depending on the concepts you are trying to develop you can make the party hats using ether plain coloured fabric or patterned.

The cat is 9cm tall (3.5 inches)

First, talk about the party hats, highlighting colours and patterns and any distinguishing features.

Then, hide the cat underneath one of the party hats.

Then chant with the children:

Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat

Playing hide and seek.

Are you under the [colour or pattern] party hat?  

Let’s take a peek.

Children take turns guessing which party hat the cat is hiding under by identifying a party hat by colour or pattern and removing it to search underneath for the cat.

For example:

Are you under the pink party hat?

OR

Are you under the stripy party hat?

Inspired by: Piper Loves the Library 

Get your pattern for the Kitty Cat Hide and Seek Game

 

 

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Happy Birthday Felt Board Pattern eBook #7

Meet my newest Felt Board Pattern eBook

Every birthday felt set you might ever need

Happy Birthday Felt Board Pattern PDF eBook

 Enjoy balloons, presents, cakes, party hats, ice cream and candles whilst exploring size, colour, pattern and counting  with 13 party themed songs, rhymes and games.  122 pages of detailed patterns and instructions.

Five Candles on a Birthday Cake

Five Balloons Up in the Sky

Little Fox, Little Fox Hide and Seek Sizes Game

Five Little Candles

Five Yummy Cupcakes

Five Scoops of Ice Cream

Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat Party Hat Hide and Seek Game

Today I have a Birthday

Four Birthday Presents

Balloons for a Party

Five Ice Cream Cones at the Ice Cream Store

Five Birthday Candles

Happy Birthday Bunting

Each Pattern includes:

A complete list of felt and supplies required

Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate

Detailed step-by-step instructions

A song/rhyme/activity card template ready to print, laminate and use

Get your copy of Happy Birthday from the Felt Board Magic Shop

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Five Little Neko Cats – Guest Post from Stephanie Stokes

I am so pleased to host a felt set created by Stephanie Stokes – Director at StoryTime Japan, from Pasadena, California who shared this Asian Themed Five Japanese Neko Cats. Stephanie also includes printable files so you can make your own  Neko Cats and a Five-Little-Neko-Cats-RHYME.

Five Little Neko Cats
5 little Neko cats playing near the door,
one ran inside and that left 4.
4 little Neko cats underneath a tree,
one heard a dog bark and that left 3.
3 little Neko cats wondering what to do,
one saw a little bird and that left 2.
2 little Neko cats sitting in the sun,
one ran to catch his tail and that left 1.
1 little Neko cat looking for some fun,
he saw a butterfly and then there ….. were none!
The maneki-neko (Japanese: 招き猫 ?
, literally “beckoning cat”) is a common
Japanese figurine (lucky charm, talisman) which is often believed to bring good
luck to the owner. In modern times, they are usually made of ceramic or plastic.
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Five Yummy Cupcakes Felt Board Set

Tune: Five Currant Buns

Down around the corner at the baker’s shop

Were five yummy cupcakes with sprinkles on top

Along came a boy /girl (or insert child’s name) with a dollar to pay

He/She bought a yummy cupcake

And ate it right away

Down around the corner at the baker’s shop

Were four yummy cupcakes with sprinkles on top

Along came a boy /girl (or insert child’s name) with a dollar to pay

He/She bought a yummy cupcake

And ate it right away

Down around the corner at the baker’s shop

Were three yummy cupcakes with sprinkles on top

……

Down around the corner at the baker’s shop

Were two yummy cupcakes with sprinkles on top

……

Down around the corner at the baker’s shop

Were one yummy cupcakes with sprinkles on top

…..

Down around the corner at the baker’s shop

Were zero yummy cupcakes with sprinkles on top

“Oh dear” said the baker with an empty tray.

I’ll have to make some more

and he did it right away!

Get your pattern for Five Yummy Cupcakes here!

 

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Flannel Friday Roundup for June 9, 2017

Amy shared a Hide and Seek with David game inspired by the picture book No, David by David Shannon

April shared At Home in the Jungle with incredibly detailed jungle animals for her very first contribution to Flannel Friday . Welcome aboard. I really love the jaguar. I can’t wait to seek what your next project will be.

I am sharing Five Yummy Cupcakes the latest in my series of Birthday Felt Sets.

I thought I’d also repost my Apple Colour Sorting Felt to fill out this week’s roundup.

two More Late arrivals – sorry for the delay – one went to spam folder.

Keith shared his favorite transition activity for soothing the savage beasts

Clap Your Hands and STOP! 

Jennifer is hosting the roundup next week.

Stephanie Stokes Director at StoryTime JAPAN has asked me to guest host her asian themed Five Little Neko Cats

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Five Candles on a Birthday Cake

Five candles on a birthday cake
Five, and not one more
You may blow one candle out,
And that leaves four!

Four candles on a birthday cake
There for all to see.
You may blow one candle out,
And leaves three!

Three candles on a birthday cake
Standing straight and true.
You may blow one candle out,
And that leaves two!

Two candles on a birthday cake
Helping us have fun.
You may blow one candle out,
And that leaves one!

One candle on a birthday cake
WE know the task is done
You may blow this candle out,
And that leaves none!

Get your pattern for Five Candles on a Birthday Cake

 

 

 

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