Flannel Friday: Colorful Butterflies

27 May

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These butterflies were so easy to make – our Ellison die-cut machine is a wonder with felt, making flannelboards a lot easier when I can find a template for the pieces I need.  And I figured out that a little bit of puffy paint can make your flannelboards just a little more exciting, especially when it has some sparkles to it!

Colorful Butterflies
Source: Perry Public Library

The first to come to the garden bed
is a lovely butterfly of brilliant RED

Then in comes another and that makes two
Fly right in, my friend of BLUE

This garden is fine, the best I’ve seen
says the butterfly of the softest GREEN

Our garden needs a sunny fellow
Fly in butterfly, with wings of YELLOW

Little friend of PURPLE, fly in too
the garden is waiting for a color like you

Hello ORANGE, we’ve waited so long
fly in, right where you belong

Butterflies, Butterflies, you’re such a sight
Flying together with such delight!

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6 Responses to “Flannel Friday: Colorful Butterflies”

  1. Laura May 27, 2016 at 1:56 pm #

    Would you like this to go on this week’s roundup? I’m hosting over at lalalalibrary.blogspot.com. Let me know! 🙂

    • literacious May 27, 2016 at 2:17 pm #

      I thought I left a message on your blog, but I’ll double check, buy I would love to be included!

      • Laura May 27, 2016 at 2:19 pm #

        Great! I didn’t see it, but maybe I just missed it. At any rate, I’ll be sure to put you in.

      • literacious May 27, 2016 at 2:57 pm #

        Thanks Laura!

  2. Anonymous May 29, 2016 at 12:19 am #

    What a cute rhyme and flannel set! I never thought of using the die-cut with my flannels… I will have to try it out. Thanks for sharing!

    -Jessica
    Storytime in the Stacks

    • literacious May 29, 2016 at 12:25 am #

      It has made creating flannel sets so much easier and I like said in the post, a little puffy paint spices them up!

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