Here are some websites that have great flannel/felt board ideas. Many of these sites will link to other sites with yet more ideas!
DLTK’s Crafts for Kids
A great place to find templates for felt pieces.
Mel’s Desk: Storytime, Early Literacy, Parent Education, Staff Training…
Children’s librarian Mel has lots of great felt story ideas.
Children’s librarian Katie has created a great site with themed storytime plans. Check out “Flannel Friday,” an area of the website devoted to felt stories and ready-to-use patterns.
Make Learning Fun
This Early Childhood Education site has felt patterns for popular stories such as Dog’s Colorful Day and The Seals on the Bus.
Local Sources for Felt Board Supplies Dollar or Loonie Stores – various locations.
Dress-Sew Supply: 337 West Hastings; Telephone: 604-682-6196
Large supply of felts in many colours, sewing supplies, fabrics, fusible interfacing.
Michael’s: the Arts & Crafts Store: several locations in the Mainland.
Large supply of craft materials, such as plastic eyes, embroidery threads, & inexpensive felt squares in lots of colours.
Welk’s Discount Store: 3511 Main St., Vancouver, BC; Tel: 604-873-3330
A good selection of felt squares, fabric paint, plastic eyes, and other craft supplies.
Collins Educational: 8358 St. George St., Tel: 604-325-5005
http://www.collinseducation.com/ A variety of craft materials, including felt pieces.
Have fun making early literacy and language learning materials to use with your child! The library has lots of great resources to help you so please ask us to help you find what you want.