September through December monthly word manipulatives.
Review spatial directions, numbers, and colors with these themed pieces.
Younger students review basic concepts, older students get the bonus of reading the words as well.
For example, In September: Put the large apple in the middle of your flannel board and have your students move the spatial direction smaller apple words around it. Have your students match the color-word leaf to the colored apple. Match the number to the number-word apple etc.