Carved Sandpaper Style Phonograms - Cursive Lowercase
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A return to Maria Montessori's original plan! Maria Montessori's first choice for traceable letters was carved wood. Sandpaper letters were later developed as a less expensive alternative. For those looking for Montessori's first choice, we offer our Carved Sandpaper Style Phonograms (to supplement our Carved Sandpaper Style Letters - sold separately). Durable and enticing, children love to trace the carved path of each phonogram (double letter sound). The carved edge provides instant self-correction to correctly form the letter.
Includes: ai, ee, ie, oa, ue, ar, er, or, ch, sh, th, qu, au, oo, ou, oy.
(ph and wh are available separately)
Phonograms are carved into solid maple. Each is stained green. Our stain is safe and non-toxic and (un-like paints) stains do not chip. Each phonogram board is hand-finished with a food-grade beeswax/oil which protects and enhances the natural beauty of the wood.
Ultra-thick (almost 1") and crafted to last, our carved design eliminates the problem of peeling and wearing of sandpaper.
Packaged by hand in 100% recycled material. No adhesives.
Ages 3 and up.
Dimensions: Each phonogram board is 8" x 8"
Crafted in the USA