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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

Five Little Candy Canes Felt Board Set Digital Pattern Christmas

Five Little Candy Canes Felt Board Set Digital Pattern Christmas

Five Little Candy Canes Felt Board Pattern PDF Digital Download Five little candy canes hanging on the door Santa ate one Then there were four. Four little candy canes hanging on the tree Mrs Clause ate one Then there were three……. Each candy cane is 13cm tall (5 inches) and 7cm wide (about 3 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

Five Little Candles Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Candles Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five little candles straight and tall Burning brightly, count them all 1,2,3,4,5 Puff, I blow with all my might And out goes one little candle light. Four little candles …. Three little candles… Two little candles… One little candle straight and tall Burning brightly, count them all 1 Puff, I blow with all my might And out goes the last little candle light. Each candle is about 9cm tall (3.5 inches) and each flame is 5cm tall (2 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

Five Little Stockings Felt Board Set Digital Pattern Christmas

Five Little Stockings Felt Board Set Digital Pattern Christmas

Five Little Stockings Felt Set Pattern PDF Digital Download Five little stockings hanging up so high Ready for the evening when Santa stops by The cat chased the mouse along the mantle top And one little stocking fell …. ker-plop…… Each stocking is 11cm by 12cm (4 x 4.25 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

Five Little Raindrops Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Raindrops Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

his felt set pattern comes with two rhymes: Counting Down Five little raindrops plopping on the floor, One plopped away, and then there were four. Four little raindrops dripping on the trees, One dripped away, and then there were three. Three little raindrops splashing on my shoe, One splashed away, and then there were two…… Counting Up One little raindrop in the dark, dark sky Two little raindrops watch the clouds roll by…. The cloud is 18 cm (7 inches) wide and each raindrop is 4.5cm long (1.75 inches).

By FeltBoardMagic

Back to School Class building: making a personal CLASS PUZZLE as a metaphor for the class

Back to School Class building: making a personal CLASS PUZZLE as a metaphor for the class

This is an idea for an activity to do with a class to strengthen the class spirit and unity within the class. Full instructions are included, but it comes down to this: Students each colour a piece of a class puzzle. When all the pieces are put together, the puzzle is a beautiful tool for a class discussion: By asking questions in a group discussion, lead the students to understanding the metaphor of this puzzle: Look at this beautiful colourful creation, that we made as a group effort! The puzzle symbolizes our class. Each of you is a very special piece of this puzzle. The puzzle, and thus the class, is unique, because each of you is unique. Everyone has their own way talents, their own way of adding colour to the class! We all need each other to make the class complete: with just one puzzle piece missing or not fitting in properly with the others, the whole puzzle wouldn’t be complete. We are each different - we have different colours -, but what binds us is the class itself and what we share - the black marker lines! We need to do our best to fit together, give each other space. TOGETHER we are this class!

By CreativeClassics

Five Little Reindeer Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Little Reindeer Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five little reindeer pulling the sleigh Filled with toys for Christmas day. Santa shouts “Oh No! I’ve dropped a sack”, So one little reindeer goes to get it back Each reindeer is 14cm wide (5.25 inches) and 9cm high (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

Five Christmas Bells Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Bells Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Christmas Bells Felt Board Pattern PDF Digital Download One Christmas bell rings out loud and clear, Calls for another so that more can hear. Two Christmas bells make a joyful noise, Call for another to ring for girls and boys. Three Christmas bells ring out holiday cheer, Call for another to be heard far and near. Four Christmas bells make a merry sound Call for another to be heard all around. Five Christmas bells ring throughout the land May there peace on earth and goodwill to all man. Each bell is 9 cm high (3.5 inches) and 10 cm wide (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

Five Candles on a Birthday Cake Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Candles on a Birthday Cake Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Sing Happy Birthday, chant the rhyme and count the candles as you blow them out on this lovely felt cake with 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 32.5cm tall (about 13 inches) and 23cm wide (9 inches). Five candles on a birthday cake Five, and not one more You may blow one candle out, And that leaves four! Four candles on a birthday cake There for all to see. You may blow one candle out, And leaves three! Three candles on a birthday cake Standing straight and true. You may blow one candle out, And that leaves two! Two candles on a birthday cake Helping us have fun. You may blow one candle out, And that leaves one! One candle on a birthday cake WE know the task is done You may blow this candle out, And that leaves none! 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

Easter Egg Decorating Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Easter Egg Decorating Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

This is creative way to enjoy Easter eggs. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. This is a simple idea which provides an open ended opportunity for play and creativity and which can lead to discussions about colours and patterns and how many, and what shape and lots of vocabulary development. Children can decorate together – having to share and cooperate with finite resources or work on their own eggs. Each egg is 19.5cm tall (7.5 inches) and 15cm wide (5.75 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

Balloons for a Party Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Balloons for a Party Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Discover colours and expand vocabulary with this birthday balloon felt board set. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Just cut the felt and assemble. Each balloon is 14cm tall (5.5 inches) and 11.4cm (3.5 inches) wide. Here are balloons for a party Because it’s my birthday today. I have balloons for all of my friends Who are coming over to play. Here is a pretty blue balloon, As blue as the summer skies. And here is a bright red balloon, The best that you can buy! Here is a gorgeous yellow balloon, As yellow as bright sunshine. And here is a beautiful purple balloon, Like purple grapes from a vine. Here is a lovely orange balloon, Like oranges from the store. And here is a fine white balloon, And now there are no more! 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