Posted by on Apr 10, 2014 in Fun with Felt, Literacy Activities, Picture Book Activities, Spring Crafts and Activities | 0 comments

My bugs really enjoyed the story The Odd Egg, by Emily Gravett. When I finished reading it aloud to them, they would end up taking turns ‘reading’ it themselves, mainly because they thought the end of the story was hilarious.

The Odd Egg

I decided to make up a set of felt characters, based on the book, so my bugs could reenact the story again and again on their felt board.

The Odd Egg: Felt Board Fun


The Odd Egg Felt Board 11  The Odd Egg Felt Board 12


  • variety of felt colours
  • craft feathers
  • googly eyes
  • fabric glue
  • scissors
  • Sharpies or paint pens
  • felt board (you can check out how we made ours here)

Retelling the Story The Odd Egg, by Emily Gravett


The Odd Egg Felt Board 10  The Odd Egg Felt Board 9  

The Odd Egg Felt Board 5  The Odd Egg Felt Board 4

The Odd Egg Felt Board 3  The Odd Egg Felt Board 2

Here’s a short video of M retelling the story (I was late starting my recording, so I only caught the ending).

As you can see, in M’s version of the story, there is no question as to what happens to the poor little birds at the end…

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