Felt Board Travel Play Mat for Preschool & Kindergarten Kids, Unique Quiet Activity Toys, Flannel Board Stories Quiet Time Busy Bag Activity

Felt Board Travel Play Mat for Preschool & Kindergarten Kids, Unique Quiet Activity Toys, Flannel Board Stories Quiet Time Busy Bag Activity

$30.00

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~~Travel Mats: blue, green, turquoise and purple.
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Item details

Handmade

Materials

Buttons, Elastic Ribbon, Embroidery Thread, Craft Foam

~~To watch a short and sweet video that shows a Travel Mat in action, copy and paste this link into your browser: http://bit.ly/FBFInfo ~~

Just picture it: the kids are playing independently and creatively (no batteries or screens involved) while you grab a cup of coffee, send a few emails, or just put the dishes away for goodness sake! Just imagine the calm and quiet... Even better: picture being able to take that creative calm with you for open-ended play in the car, in waiting rooms, at restaurants... Preschooler boredom and tantrums, goodbye!

Combined with my adorable felt sets, available separately ( https://www.etsy.com/shop/FlannelBoardFun?section_id=21859059 ), children always have something fun to do no matter where they are! (And I've tucked in lots of early learning benefits that they won't notice, and that you'll love!)

Little ones ~36 months to seven years (and up) can spread out and relax with this soft, portable Travel Mat at home on the floor, couch, bed, or a table; stay busy and engaged on the tray table of a plane or car seat; or wait things out the fun way in a doctor's office or restaurant!

This approximately 12" x 18" lightweight play mat is made of soft and beautiful wool-blend felt in a variety of vibrant colors. If you've heard of busy boards or busy bags, this fits right into those categories. This mat is the perfect surface on which preschool and kindergarten aged kids can play with their felt sets, with just enough stiffness for playtime, and just enough flexibility to easily close and carry. It features a kid-friendly elastic loop and button closure, a durable felt handle, and a removable felt envelope to hold felt story pieces. The envelope opens and closes with a small Velcro square, and is easily removed and replaced in the Travel Mat by using another Velcro square.

FlannelBoardFun Felt Sets and Travel Mats are child-tested and teacher-made and -approved. Each item you order is carefully prepared and packaged to arrive safely and quickly, so children can dig right in as soon as possible!

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DETAILS:
Colors of mats, envelopes, buttons, loops and handles will vary. If you have a color request, enter it in the personalization box and I'll do my best to fulfill your request.

Travel Mats can be used by children in the classroom as well. They are not intended for group Storytelling use by teachers or librarians, as they are flexible and work best on a flat surface or a lap!

Any felt sets pictured above are not included with the purchase of your Travel Mat, but they can be found in all their adorable glory right here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FlannelBoardFun

WANT MORE STUFF?
Find extra Felt Envelopes here: https://www.etsy.com/listing/491769054/felt-envelope-felt-pocket-felt-board?ref=shop_home_active_3
Find more sets for children here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FlannelBoardFun?section_id=21859059
Return to my main shop page here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FlannelBoardFun

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Meet FlannelBoardFun

Wendy Gerbi

Wendy Gerbi

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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I display my felt sets on the gray circle you see pictured. The circle is not included with the item--it's just a photo prop :)
Check out my YouTube channel: bit.ly/FlannelBoardFunYouTube
Send me a message: email me at hello@flannelboardfun.com
or check out my teacher blog: www.flannelboardfun.blogspot.com
"Fast shipping and wonderful customer service :) Will definitely purchase from this shop again!"
"Incredibly beautiful and well made. Perfect for my 5 year old and 2 year old! I highly recommend!!"
"Beautiful item and wonderful customer service. Will make future purchases."
"The pieces are cute, clever, and beautifully made."
"Definitely would purchase from this Etsy artist again."
I have used felt board sets in my preschool classrooms for many years. Children love handling these soft, colorful pieces and creating their own stories or reenacting stories, songs and poems they've been told. Teachers and librarians with a big stash of felt board pieces to use during group times can always grab and hold their audience's attention! Visual and Kinesthetic learners in particular benefit, but all children are affected in positive ways.

As children play with these pieces alone or with you, their imagination and story-telling skills are enhanced. Sorting by color, shape and/or type occur naturally. Vocabulary is increased. Fine motor skills develop. Fun happens!
These sets make great gifts for children (over the age of around 2 1/2), teachers of young children, and librarians. Also consider them for speech and occupational therapists, as well as for seniors in assisted care settings!
**Felt is not considered a choking hazard by the US CPSC, but supervision is required if children under 3 are using my sets.
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Parent and Teacher blog: https://flannelboardfun.com/blog/

Check out my Teacher blog: http://flannelboardfun.blogspot.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FlannelBoardFun/
Find more sets for children here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FlannelBoardFun?section_id=21859059

Find Felt Boards here:
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Find sets for teachers and librarians here:
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Return to my main shop page here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/FlannelBoardFun
Please double check that you've entered the correct shipping address when you order--we don't want anything to delay delivery of these cuties!

I'll send out your product within 1-5 days of your order. The shipping time listed is over and above that time frame.

Your items will be carefully packaged to insure safe arrival.

All Domestic shipping includes a tracking number & delivery confirmation.
I'm confident that you and/or your gift recipient are going to be completely happy with your adorable goodies. But in the unlikely event that something about your order is defective, missing, or not as described, I want to make you happy.

Please contact me within 7 days of receiving your item(s) to let me know what’s wrong. Just send me an Etsy conversation and I'll get back to you within 48 hours.
Yes! My felt sets and travel mats are compliant with US safety standards, and I am registered as a Small Batch Manufacturer. This means my products have been tested for lead and phthalate content, and have undergone various safety tests.

What does this mean to you? My products are certified as safe for children to use!

*Felt is not considered to be a choking hazard, but adult supervision is strongly suggested if children under 3 are using my sets.

Reviews

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