|

Felt Storyboards

Materials

  1. Colorful pieces of felt or flannel fabric
  2. Shoe box lid or piece of strong cardboard
  3. Glue
  4. Sandpaper
  5. Photographs or magazine cutouts

Directions

Cut the piece of felt or flannel large enough to cover the inside of the box lid or over the piece of cardboard. Glue the fabric to the cardboard. Cut out pieces of felt in the shape of people, animals, trees, cars, spaceships, or whatever you want to tell a story about. Objects made of pieces of felt will naturally stick to the background fabric. If you want to use pictures from magazines or photographs, cut out the picture, then glue it to a piece of cardboard of the same shape. Glue sandpaper to the back so it will stick to the felt board. Tell a story. As each character is mentioned, attach it to the felt board. Or put a few shapes up on the board and ask your child to make up a story.

|

From 365 Days of Creative Play by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. Copyright © 2005 by Sheila Ellison & Judith Gray. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with Sourcebooks, Inc.

Buy the book at www.amazon.com.


stay connected

Sign up for our free email newsletters and receive the latest advice and information on all things parenting.

Enter your email address to sign up or manage your account.

Facebook icon Twitter icon Follow Us on Pinterest

editor’s picks

highlights

12 Pumpkin Activities and Crafts for Kids
Pumpkins and gourds are perfect for fall fun and games with the kids. Find the best pumpkin activities, crafts, printables, and recipes to enjoy with your children this Halloween season.

Kindergarten Readiness App Wins Gold
Our Kindergarten Readiness app won the Gold Award of Excellence in the educational category at the 2014 Communicator Awards. This valuable checklist comes with games and activities to help your child practice the essential skills she needs for kindergarten. Download the Kindergarten Readiness app today!

15 Best Slow Cooker Meals
Too busy to cook? Try one of these deliciously easy slow cooker meals and have dinner waiting when you get home!

Find Today's Newest & Best Children's Books!
Looking for newly released books for your child? Try our new Book Finder tool to search for new books by age, type, and theme, and create reading lists for kids!