Just finished sewing some stuffed fabric letters that I’ll use as props when I do book readings for Gabby.
A local wedding dress designer donated some fabric (including some raw silk – check out the J!) and my friend Jane is helping me stuff the letters; I still need a few more.
They’ll be fun for kids to throw around and put together into words, just like Gabby does.
Playing with letters–whether they’re Scrabble tiles, letter dice like the ones in Jr. Boggle or these stuffed letters–gets kids interacting with words and is a great first step in the literacy process.