Diamant-Cohen, a children's librarian who created the program and presents training workshops, webinars, and online courses for librarians, describes the Mother Goose on the Loose program, an early learning, book-based musical program that integrates elements of child development, storytime practices, and the "Listen, Like, Learn" method of Barbara Cass-Beggs and combines flannelboard
characters, books, puppets, and library activities to focus on the whole child and developing literacy, social, and emotional skills in children from birth to 24 months.
Learning to Count to 100 Flannelboard
Activity Set is a math activity for young children with autism disorders, designed to teach counting, matching, and sorting concepts as well as patterning, visual discrimination, and language.
This is followed by a flannelboard
story complete with line drawings of the key elements, several finger plays and songs and finally a craft.
Here, librarians will find extensive outlines for story times, covering everything from choosing books and songs to reproducible fingerplays and flannelboard
Each unit has tips on introducing content; recommended books; fingerplays, rhymes, movement activities, or songs; flannelboard
or prop stories, with patterns; writing readiness, math, and takeaway activities; a library skill-building game; and American Sign Language and Spanish activities.
stories are another exciting technique, although they do require more preparation time and a little advance practice to become comfortable using them.
It was like a Presbyterian rite of passage, a way of demonstrating it was time to leave the flannelboard
figures and David C.
Although early educators have long utilized an array of graphic devices (flannelboard
accessories, puppets, cutouts, props) to complement and enhance group storybook reading, they were primarily used in teacher-directed activities.
When we fill the display shelves with all the diverse formats available for literature in the conventional book form as well as stories on tape, cd and video, stories in flannelboard
and puppetry kits, stories in graphic rather than literary form and so on, we are addressing the reality of many different kinds of necessary literacies in the modern world and inviting family sharing and mutual enjoyment.
stories for infants and toddlers, bilingual ed.
STORYTIME MAGIC: 400 FINGERPLAYS, FLANNELBOARDS
, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES
Storytime magic; 400+ fingerplays, flannelboards
, and other activities.