Letter of the Week ~ X ~ X tile spacers

Letter of the week X

I read a post a while back that really got me thinking.  Amanda at Not Just Cute put out an Alphabet Chart Recall.  It's worth reading, especially if you are in the process of teaching letters.  Her focus for the article is the Letter X and how hard it is to match X with an object familiar to kids.  I'll let you read what Amanda has to say, I would love to know what you think.  Leave me a comment, maybe we can get a full blown discussion going! what you need:  Letter X ~ construction paper ~ X tile spacers ~ glue My hubs was putting in tile once, a long long time ago.  I stole his bag of tile spacers...he hasn't laid tile since so I doubt Continue Reading

Letter of the week ~ Q ~ Quarter Stamping


This letter of the week brought about a little art experiment.  When I asked M and M if they wanted to paint with quarters they both shouted "NO"!  It's a pretty unusual thing for them to pass up painting of any kind, but we have done quite a bit of painting this week.  It took me a few minutes but I came up with an alternative plan.  It didn't work quite as well as I had hoped, but it was a neat experiment anyway. what you need: Letter Q ~ quarters ~ stamp pads ~ glue ~ sharpie I glued the Q onto white paper and outlined it with a sharpie so it would show up better.  I put the quarters, Q and stamp pads on the table.  M and M dove right Continue Reading