Children under the age of four years-old don’t always grasp the differences in number and letter symbols. Teaching to recognize letters and numbers too early can be frustrating for everyone.
Playing with different shaped blocks and bricks is a great first foundation for this activity. It teaches about differences and similarities in geometric shapes that is later translated into number and letter recognition.
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Included is this pattern to make soft cloth blocks for your baby or toddler.