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Official Flannel Friday Third Anniversary Roundup!


It's Pie Day! Let's eat cake instead to celebrate the 3rd birthday of Flannel Friday! To kick this party off, I asked our friends to share some favorite posts from our archives. To keep this post from getting ridiculously long, I won't copy and paste all the favorites, but will link to those who participated and then you can click and read.

Birthday Love Link Posts
Thanks to Mollie, Anne, Lisa, Linda, Jenna, Lisa, Katie, Kathryn, Jane, Tracey, Melissa, Katie, Amy, Andrea, Amy, and Bridget for indulging me and sharing your list of favorite storytime projects from the past. 

Traditional Flannel Friday Posts
We also had a couple people post non-birthday Flannel Friday ideas, so go check out Bridget's adorable mice finger puppets and please welcome Library Quine back to Flannel Friday for the first time since July! This time she's sharing Bunny Gets Dressed, a version of Froggy Gets Dressed for younger kids. Also check out Katie's Ten Umbrellas and Raindrops.

Next week's roundup will be hosted by Katie at Storytime Secrets!

All About Flannel Friday
Learn more about our Flannel Friday project by visiting our official webpage. You can also admire the prettiness at our Pinterest page, and join our Facebook group for storytime discussion 24/7/365.We just hit 1,000 members tonight! :)

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