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Little Chick Hide and Seek Game Felt Board Set Digital Pattern Easter Farm

Little Chick Hide and Seek Game Felt Board Set Digital Pattern Easter Farm

This is a fun interactive game that children love to play. It encourages vocabulary development and colour recognition. Depending on the concepts you are trying to develop you can make the eggs using plain coloured felt as I have or introduce patterns. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. This is how we play. First, talk about the eggs, highlighting colours, perhaps you could count them as well. Then,in a sneaky way, hide the chick underneath one of the eggs. If children are younger you might need to let the chick poke out just a little in the beginning. Then chant with the children: Little Chick, Little Chick Playing hide and seek. Are you under the [colour ] egg? Let’s take a peek. Children take turns guessing which egg the chick is hiding under by identifying an egg by colour and removing it to search underneath for the chick. For example: Are you under the red egg? If the child’s guess is incorrect replace egg and begin again. The chick is 8 cm tall (just over 3 inches) and the eggs are 9 cm tall (almost 4 inches).

By FeltBoardMagic

Little Bunny Hide and Seek Sizes Game Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Little Bunny Hide and Seek Sizes Game Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

This is a fun interactive game that children love to play. It encourages vocabulary development and practice describing eggs by size. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. First, put the three different sized eggs on the felt board whilst discussing each egg’s size – you can use the words large, medium and small or big, middle sized and small or biggest, smallest, or largest – there are so many opportunities to expand vocabulary in a meaningful and fun way. Then, in a sneaky way, hide one of the rabbits underneath one of the eggs. If children are younger you might need to let the rabbit poke out just a little in the beginning. Then chant with the children: Little Bunny, Little Bunny ‘Won’t you come out and play I wonder which egg you’re hiding under today. Are you under the [large/medium/small ] egg? Let’s take a peek. Children then take turns guessing which sized egg the rabbit is hiding under by identifying an egg by size and removing it to search underneath for the rabbit. If the child’s guess is incorrect replace egg and begin again. Each rabbit is 10.5 cm tall (just over 4 inches) and the eggs are 12.5, 16 and 19cm cm tall (5, 6.25 and 7.25 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Jelly Bean Count Down Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Jelly Bean Count Down Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Jelly Bean Count Down Felt Set Pattern PDF Digital Download Five little jelly beans I wish I had more! I’ll eat the (colour) one Now there are four! Four little jelly beans. Tasty as can be, I’ll eat the (colour) one Now there are three! Each jelly bean is 12cm (4.75 inches) by 9 cm (3.5 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Hildy the Hen Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Hildy the Hen Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

My hen, Hildy, has a secret Of the most amazing kind. For Easter she laid patterned eggs That she, herself, designed: Eggs with diamonds, Eggs with stars, Eggs with twinkly-winkly bars, Eggs with crescents, Eggs with flowers, And two eggs with rainbow showers! My hen Hildy is a marvel. She’s a darling and a dear. Best of all, she promised me To lay them every year! Hildy the Hen is 15 cm tall (5.75 inches) and each egg is 10cm high (4 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Happy Birthday Bunting Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Happy Birthday Bunting Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Use the Happy Birthday Bunting as a decoration or as a prop when you sing Happy Birthday. The letter flags help young children to make a connection between letter recognition and letter names and sounds and words. Patterns have been provided for and upper and lower case alphabet and numbers so if you desire you can made the birthday child’s name and how old they are as well. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Just cut the felt and assemble. Each Flag is 11.5cm tall (4.5 inches) and 8.5cm wide (just under 3.5 inches). Happy birthday to you Happy birthday to you Happy birthday dear (child’s name) Happy birthday to you

By FeltBoardMagic

Four Birthday Presents Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Four Birthday Presents Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

This is fun birthday rhyme that encourages counting and colour recognition. This felt set is super easy to make. No sewing at all. Just cut the felt and assemble. Each present is 8.5cm square (3.25 inches). Four birthday presents and they’re all for me, I’ll unwrap the green one and now there are three. Three birthday presents and one is from you, I’ll unwrap the purple one and now there are two. Two birthday presents left until I’m done, I’ll unwrap the pink one and now there is one. One birthday present, I’m having so much fun! I’ll unwrap it slowly and now there are none.

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Little Easter Eggs Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Easter Eggs Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

It’s so fun to play with Easter eggs that you don’t even notice that you’ve learned to count up to five and down again and to identify colours as the same time. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Five little Easter eggs, lovely colours wore, Mother ate the blue one, Then there were four. Four little Easter eggs, two and two, you see, Daddy ate the pink one, Then there were three. Three little Easter eggs, before I knew, Sister ate the yellow one, Then there were two. Two little Easter eggs, oh, what fun! Brother ate the purple one, Then there was one. One little Easter egg, See me run! I ate the last one, And then there were none. Each egg is 10cm tall (4 inches) and 7.5cm wide (3 inches).

By FeltBoardMagic

Spotty Egg Counting Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Spotty Egg Counting Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

This is a great felt set for promoting counting up to five. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. How many spots belong on each egg? Match the number spots to the number displayed on the egg. OR Place the spots on the egg and then match the correct number to the number of spots. Each egg 18cm tall (7 inches) and 14cm wide (5.5 inches).

By FeltBoardMagic

Today I Have a Birthday Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Today I Have a Birthday Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

This is super simple felt cake for celebrating birthdays. Have lots of fun counting the removable candles. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Just cut the felt and assemble. The cake including the cake stand is 30cm tall (about 12 inches) and 26cm wide (10.25 inches). Today I have a birthday I am five years old you see ( hold up 5 fingers ) And here I have a birthday cake Which you may share with me (put the cake on the felt board) First we count the candles Count them every one 1,2,3,4,5 ( count the candles as you put them on the cake) The counting is now done Lets blow out the candles Out each flame will go As one by one we blow (pretend to blow out the candles as you take them off the felt board) 5,4,3,2,1

By FeltBoardMagic

I HAVE - WHO HAS GAME

I HAVE - WHO HAS GAME

Play this 300 word game to help with word recognition! The words are a combination of Dolch and Fry list words. A fun way to learn words! Directions are on the cover page. Hope you enjoy!

By lauraleighangel

Vowel Digraphs - EE & EA

Vowel Digraphs - EE & EA

Included: * 5 DAYS of digraph practice (EE,EA) * 5 Answer keys for each practice page 14 pages in all! Excellent resource for practicing the EE-EA Vowel Digraphs! Use this packet for morning work, homework, centers, or however you like! A fun and creative way to practice reading skills! . Make sure to follow me! Coming soon - new digraph practice packets! Thanks and hope you enjoy!

By lauraleighangel