What is a felt board story?
Flannel board stories have a magical way of engaging children. They bring a rhyme, fairy tale, or story alive and immerse children in the emotions of the characters. The tactile nature of the flannel board pieces invites children to “feel” each story component.
What early literacy skills does a felt board develop?
Story Time Felts products offer your child experiences in the following areas:
- * Visual: Sight, spatial perception and color recognition.
- * Tactile: Involves the senses – textures, sounds, colors, shapes.
- * Fine Motor: Hand-eye coordination and manipulation.
- * Auditory: Listening and hearing.
Why are felt board stories important?
Reading a story in a felt board format has many benefits: Felt board sets are perfect for telling – and retelling – a story with a beginning, middle and end. Sharing these stories with your little one helps them to develop narrative skills, which will later help them with reading.
Why is felt good for children?
Playing with felt encourages many great learning experiences: Great for the imagination, make believe and role playing. Hands on learning. Fine motor development and hand – eye coordination.
What will felt stick to?
Yes, felt does stick to flannel and many great storyboards came with a flannel sheet to hold the felt pieces in place while the story was being told. But the key is not to use a flimsy or weak felt fabric. The felt material needs to be stiff so that it will stick to the flannel material.
How do you stick felt to a wall?
Spray your wall with adhesive spray and leave it for 2 minutes. Pick the area of your wall that you’d like to hang your felt and hold a can of adhesive spray about 3 inches (7.6 cm) away from it. Spray a thin layer of adhesive all over your wall, and wait for it to set for about 2 minutes.
Does felt just stick to felt?
Does felt stick to felt? Felt seems to only stick to felt and if you can keep the felt to like-minded fabrics, it will stick even better. For example, wool felt sticks to wool felt better than acrylic felt and vice versa. For other fabrics, this may be a trial and error process.
How do you make a felt story board?
When it comes to creating a felt story board, you will want to find a pattern to print out. Unless you are naturally artistic, then you can just draw your artwork directly onto the freezer paper. I needed to make a birthday cake so I found this coloring page on DLTK’s Coloring page website.
How to make a story board out of flannel?
Use a command hook to hang your felt board. Cut your flannel to fit whatever canvas you’ve picked out. The easiest way to do this is to just smooth out your flannel on a flat surface (the floor is fine) and then to lay your canvas canvas-side down on the center and fold the fabric over one of the sides to see how much you should cut.
Can a coloring page be used for felt board?
However, the vast majority of the coloring pages on the site are stand alone images that can be colored, cut out and used for the felt board.
Can you use sandpaper on a felt board?
The sandpaper or felt will allow the characters to stick on your felt board. You can also laminate or cover with clear contact paper to make it longer lasting. A suggestion from a viewer: “Instead of using a flannel board I use a cookie sheet, I first laminate all the pieces then put magnets on the backs I find this work better for little children.