St Patricks’s Day Five Little Shamrocks with free templates

Counting Up

One green shamrock, in the morning dew,
Another one sprouted,
and then there were two.

Two green shamrocks, growing beneath a tree;
Another one sprouted,
and then there were three.

Three green shamrocks, by the cottage door;
Another one sprouted,
and then there were four.

Four green shamrocks, near a beehive;
Another one sprouted,
and then there were five.

Five little shamrocks, bright and emerald green,
Think of all the luck
these shamrocks will bring.

Counting Down

Five little shamrocks, growing by the door
(child’s name) picked one and that left four.

Four little shamrocks, green as they could be
(child’s name) picked one and that left three

Three little shamrocks, sitting by my shoe
(child’s name) picked one and then there were two

Two little shamrocks, nodding in the sun
(child’s name) picked one and that left one

One little shamrock for St Patrick’s Day fun
(child’s name) picked one and that left none

Felt Board Magic – Shamrocks Free Pattern

Couldn’t decide – with eyes or without

 

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Five Balloons Up in the Air Felt Set

Five Balloons Up in the Sky

Tune 10 Green Bottles Hanging on the Wall

 Five balloons up in the sky

See them flying way up high

If one of those balloons should happen to POP

Only four balloons would be floating up top

 Four balloons up in the sky….

 Three balloons up in the sky….

 Two balloons up in the sky….

 One balloon up in the sky

See it flying way up high

If that balloon should happen to POP

There’d be no more balloons floating up top

 

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Five Little Raindrops – Counting Up and Counting Down – Free Pattern

Five Little Raindrops

Five Little Raindrops – Counting Up to Five

One little raindrop in the dark, dark sky

Two little raindrops watch the clouds roll by

Three little raindrops go splat, splat, SPLAT

Four little raindrops, we’ll need boots for that!

Five little raindrops and still no sun?

That’s too much for us, we’d better… RUN!

Five Little Raindrops – Counting Down Again

Five little raindrops plopping on the floor,

One plopped away, and then there were four.

Four little raindrops dripping on the trees,

One dripped away, and then there were three.

Three little raindrops splashing on my shoe,

One splashed away, and then there were two.

Two little raindrops starting to run,

One ran off, and then there was one.

One little raindrop drying in the sun,

It dried all up, and then there were none!

Free Pattern and Rhyme Card Templates

I have provided the pattern and the rhyme card templates so you can make your own Five Little Raindrops Free Pattern  felt set.

Five Little Raindrops Instructions

I’ve made Five Little Raindrops in two different colours – light blue (Alluring Aqua) and a darker blue (Norwegian Blue).

Five Little Raindrops  Five Little Raindrops

What you need:

Felt Squares 22.5 cm x 30.5 cm ( 9 inches x 12 inches)   

Cloud  – White – 1 square

Raindrops – Alluring Aqua or Norwegian Blue – 1 Square

Other Supplies

Silver Glitter dimensional fabric paint

Assembly Instructions

This is a really simple set to make.

Cloud

Just cut the cloud from white felt, using the pattern provided.

Raindrops

Use silver glitter dimensional paint around the outside edge of each raindrop  using the image as a guide.

Raindrop  Raindrop

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Little Fox, Little Fox Hide and Seek Colours and Sizes Game Free Pattern

Little fox, little fox
Playing hide and seek,
Are you in the (colour) box?
Let’s take a peek

OR

Little fox, little fox
Playing hide and seek,
Are you in the large, medium, or small box?
Let’s take a peek

Little Fox

To play the game:

Little Fox behind the Yellow Box

 Hide the little fox underneath one of the present boxes

Then chant with the children:

Little Fox, little fox…..

Children take turns guessing which colour or size present box the fox is hiding under by identifying a present box by colour or size, and removing it to search underneath for the fox.

 If the child’s guess is incorrect replace box and begin again.

LIttle Fox Red Box

Inspired by lots of Flannel Friday posts

Little Fox Hide and Seek Game

Buy the Felt Board Set

Get your Little Fox Hide and Seek Felt Board  Free Pattern

 

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Two Little Black Birds Free Pattern

Two Little Black Birds Felt Board Magic

This classic children song is so easy to turn into a felt board set.

Download the free pattern with detailed instructions to make your

very own Two Little Black Birds felt set

Two little black birds sitting on a hill
One named Jack
And the other named Jill
Fly away Jack
Fly away Jill
Come back Jack
Come back Jill

Buy the Felt Board Set

 Pattern for Two Little Black Birds is included in the pattern book

 Classic Felt Board Songs

Classic Felt Board Songs eBook

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Apple Counting Baskets

Apple Counting Baskets Numbers Felt Board Magic

This is a great set for the Autumn/Fall Apple Harvest Season. With this felt set you can practice counting, numeral and number word recognition whilst harvesting apples from the apple tree.

This is a song I found to sing as you harvest the apples. I can’t remember where I found this.

Tune:  Are You Sleeping?

Picking apples
Picking apples
one by one
one by one
Put them in a basket
Put them in a basket
Oh what fun!
Oh what fun!

Apple Counting Baskets Words Felt Board Magic

The apple tree is  28cm tall (about 11 inches) and 25 cm wide (about 10 inches).  Each apples is 3.5 cm wide ( about 1.5 inches)

Buy the  PDF digital pattern for Apple Counting Baskets

Buy the Apple Counting Baskets Felt Set

Apple Counting Baskets is in included Apple Harvest Felt Board Pattern eBook

Apple Harvest Felt Board Pattern eBook

Apple Harvest Felt Board Pattern eBook is also available burned onto a CD

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Apple Seed Counting Felt Board Set

Apple Seed Counting Felt Board Magic

Make developing numeracy skills fun with this apple seed counting felt board set. Each felt apple look good enough to eat. This felt set is so easy to make just cut the felt pieces and glue. Each apple is about 8cm wide (about 3.25 inches).

This felt set can be used to develop:

Counting—how many seeds on each apple, counting to five

Matching—numerals, number word, and quantity of seeds

Ordering— put the apples in sequence

Numeral and number word recognition

Apple Seed Counting Close Up

Buy the Felt Board Set

Buy the pattern

 Pattern for Apple Seed Counting is included in the pattern book

 Apple Harvest

Apple Harvest Felt Board Pattern eBook

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Five LIttle Ducks Went Out One Day

Five Little Ducks Felt Board Magic

Five little ducks went out one day
Over the hills and far away
Mother duck said “quack, quack, quack”
But only 4 little ducks came back

Four little ducks

Three little ducks….

Two little ducks….

One little duck….

No little ducks went out one day
Over the hills and far away
Mother duck said “quack, quack, quack”
And all of the five little ducks came back

Buy the Felt Board Set

Buy the pattern

 Pattern for Five Little Ducks is included in the pattern book

 Classic Felt Board Songs

Classic Felt Board Songs eBook

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Five Pigs So Squeaky Clean and Five Muddy Pigs

Five Little Muddy Pigs

Inspired by Flannel Friday I have designed such cute fat little pink pigs. Their pink curly tails made from bright pink pipe cleaners (chenille sticks) and expressive faces are delightful. Each pig is 12.5cm x 18 cm ( almost 5 inches x 7 inches) and made from double thickness felt.  Counting to five has never been so fun.  I have two rhymes for playing with pigs based on rhymes found on Flannel Friday, You Tube and others – but I have adapted and modified them so they work a little better (I think).

Muddy Pig

 

Five Pigs So Squeaky Clean

(Tune “Five Green and Speckled Frogs”)

Five pigs so squeaky clean
Cleanest pigs you’ve ever seen.
Wanted to go outside and play.
Oink! Oink!
One jumped into the mud.
Landed with a great big THUD
Now there are four pigs so squeaky clean.

Four  pigs so squeaky clean…

Three pigs so squeaky clean…

Two pigs so squeaky clean…

One pig so squeaky clean
Cleanest pig you’ve ever seen.
Wanted to go outside and play.
Oink! Oink!
It jumped into the mud.
Landed with a great big THUD
Now there are no pigs so squeaky clean.

Muddy Pigs

Five Muddy Pigs

Tune “Five Little Ducks”)

Five little pigs rolling in the mud
Squishy, squashy. Squishy, squashy. Felt so good
The farmer took one piggy out
Oink, Oink, Oink that pig did shout.

Four little pigs

Three little pigs….

Two little pigs….

One little pig….

No little pigs rolling in the mud
They all looked so clean and good
The farmer turned his back and then
Those pigs rolled in the mud again. Five Little Muddy Pigs

 You can buy Five Little Muddy Pigs Felt Board Set

or buy the pattern for to make your own Muddy Pigs Felt Board Set

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