Five Pink Flamingos Felt Set

Five Pink Flamingos

I love flamingos, With their long sticky legs and the way they seem to prance and dance in formation. I couldn’t find a rhyme so I was forced to create one myself.

Tune: Five Little Speckled Frogs

Song Lyrics  by Kate McKnight

Five Pink Flamingos

Long legs and dancing toes

Looking for lots of yummy food

Scoop, Scoop

One ate lots of little shrimps

Till its feather sturned very pink

Now there are four pink flamingos

1,2,3,4

Four Pink Flamingos …

Three Pink Flamingos …

Two Pink Flamingos …

One Pink Flamingos …

Five Pink Flamingos Felt Board Magic

 

 

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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

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Five Birthday Candles Felt Board Set

Five birthday candles and not one more,
The red one got blown out  (blow)
Then there were four.

Four birthday candles, pretty as can be,
The blue one got blown out (blow)
Then there were three.

Three birthday candles waiting for you,
The green one got blown out, (blow)
Then there were two.

Two birthday candles oh what fun,
The orange  one got blown out, (blow)
Then there was one.

Just one birthday candle standing oh so tall.
The yellow one got blown out, (blow)
And that was all !

Get your pattern for Five Birthday Candles

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Balloons for a Party Felt Board Set

I played with words of the original Birthday Balloon rhyme (I just can’t leave well enough alone), and I used  lots of different synonyms for pretty – gorgeous, beautiful, bright, lovely and fine to extend vocabulary

 Here are balloons for a party
Because it’s my birthday today.
I have balloons for all of my friends
Who are coming over to play.

Here is a pretty blue balloon,

As blue as the summer skies.

And here is a bright red balloon,

The best that you can buy!

Here is a gorgeous yellow balloon,

As yellow as bright sunshine.

And here is a beautiful purple balloon,

Like purple grapes from a vine.

Here is a lovely orange balloon,

Like oranges from the store.

And here is a fine white balloon,

And now there are no more!

 

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Al and Etta Jelly Bean Song

Al and Etta are two little bunnies who really want to help deliver Easter eggs. But first they need to be able to collect a basket full of jelly beans to show that they can be trusted to deliver Easter eggs.

Tune: Allouette

Al and Etta, they went out to get a
Basket full of jolly jelly beans.

Jolly jelly beans of [green]
Now you know just what I mean
Beans of [green]
Beans of [green]
Whoa!

Other verses

Red—That’s Exactly what  I said

Pink—That’s exactly what I think

Blue—one for me and one for you

Black—I keep them in a great big sack

White—I like to eat my beans at night

Yellow—that’s a helpful bunny fellow

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Little Chick, Little Chick Hide and Seek Game

This is a fun interactive game that children love to play. It encourages vocabulary development and colour recognition.  Depending on the concepts you are trying to develop you can make the eggs using plain coloured felt as I have or introduce patterns. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all.

This is how we play.

First, talk about the eggs, highlighting colours, perhaps you could count them as well.

Then,in a sneaky way, hide the chick underneath one of the eggs. If children are younger you might need to let the chick poke out just a little in the beginning.

Then chant with the children:

Little Chick, Little Chick

Playing hide and seek.

Are you under the [colour ] egg?

Let’s take a peek.

Children take turns guessing which egg the chick is hiding under by identifying an egg by colour and removing it to search underneath for the chick.

For example:

Are you under the red egg?

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

Get your Little Chick, Little Chick Hide and Seek Felt Board Pattern

 

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Jelly Bean Count Down

Five little jelly beans

I wish I had more!

 I’ll eat the (colour) one

 Now there are four!

Four little jelly beans.

Tasty as can be,

I’ll eat the (colour) one

Now there are three!

 Three little jelly beans.

Only a few,

 I’ll eat the (colour) one

Now there are two!

Two little jelly beans.

 Eating them is fun,

 I’ll eat the (colour) one.

 Now there is one.

 One little jelly bean.

 The last one is for me,

 I’ll eat the (colour) one.

 I’m as happy as can be!

 

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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

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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

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 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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Mary had a Coloured Lamb

Mary had a Coloured Lamb

This fun activity and song investigates colours, increases vocabulary and promotes an understanding of similes.

Mary’s lambs are so fluffy. They are made using polar fleece for the sheep’s wool and felt for the bodies.Each sheep is 11.5cm tall (4.5 inches) and 7.5cm wide (3.5 inches).

Mary has lost her lamb and needs our help.
We’ll have to sing to help her find the lost lamb.
Out comes the first lamb and we sing:

Yellow Lamb
Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb
Mary had a little lamb,
whose fleece was yellow as…… the sun!

Red Lamb

But, of course, that is not the lamb Mary is looking for. Out comes another lamb that we think may be the right one so we sing again:

Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb
Mary had a little lamb,
whose fleece was red as… an apple!

Continue singing for each different coloured lamb until we find the one whose fleece was white as snow.

White Lamb

Suggestions for the other lambs include:

 as black as night

as pink as fairy floss

 as orange  as carrots

as green as grass

 as blue as the sky

as brown as chocolate

as grey as a storm cloud

 

Ask the children to make suggestions for each colour.

 

Use as many or as few lambs at a time to suit the age and skill of the children playing

Mary had a Coloured Lamb

Inspired by Make Learning Fun and Mallory tells Stories and other blogs which I can’t find again. I ended up making my own patterns for this set.

Pattern for Mary had a Coloured Lamb

or buy a finished  Mary had a Coloured lamb felt set

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Apple Colour Sorting Felt Board Set

Apple Colour Sorting felt Board Magic

This set allows children to sort the apples by colour.

First,  discuss the colour of the apples—red, green and yellow.

Then label the basket either with a colour word card or with a coloured apple.

The children then pick the apples from the tree and sort them by matching them to the colour of the apple on the basket or by the colour word.

This set encourages colour identification, colour sorting and counting and
colour word recognition.

Apple Colour Sorting felt Board Magic

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 Pattern for Apple Seed Counting is included in the pattern book

 Apple Harvest

Apple Harvest Felt Board Pattern eBook

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