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Portable Flannel Board

by Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book

Make a portable flannel board that your child can use to create shapes or words, and you'll keep him occupied during your next car trip.


Materials

  • Shoe box
  • Felt
  • Flannel scraps
  • Scissors

Directions

  1. Cover the top of a shoe box with felt to make a small flannel board.
  2. Cut colored flannel scraps into various sizes and shapes, such as animals, cars, people, circles, squares, or triangles, or try letters and numbers if you feel ambitious.
  3. Store the pieces in the box and take it along on your next car trip.
  4. Your child can form designs or words on the top of the shoe box using the cut-out pieces.

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