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Wednesday, October 14, 2009

How to Build an A ~ by Sara Midda

We really like the book called How to Build an A. It's written by Sara Midda. It comes with a mesh bag filled with pieces to form letters including long and short rectangles and big and little "bumps/rainbows." Each page has a simple sentence and matching illustration. There's also a small illustration to show how to build the letter. Can you see the capital and lower case i's below? M needs help with a lot of the letters, but there are others that she loves to make on her own. Doesn't the D look nice framing her face?
In full disclosure some letters are hard to make because the pieces need to be stacked in order to fit. (To make a capital B, the two bumps have to overlap a bit. It's a bit awkward, but I don't see any solution to it.)
I highly recommend this book for three and four year olds!

4 comments:

The Activity Mom said...

I hadn't heard of this book. It sounds fun!

Cindy said...

I just bought this book. But I haven't opened it yet, b/c I am not sure if Drew is ready for it. We shall see.

Raising a Happy Child said...

Pretty interesting. These pieces look like something that comes with Handwriting Without Tears, I think. It's a nice way to learn letter formation!

Miller Moments said...

Sounds cute! I'll have to see if I can track it down.

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