The Greatest Dot To Dots In The World!

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I found something terrific while visiting a museum shop last year. Dot to Dot books.

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These aren’t ordinary Dot to Dots. My younger AND older kids love these.

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They start out with basic instructions, like how to draw a straight line.

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Then there’s helpful hints with a couple places to practice. They even mention a little history, with astronomy as “one of the first examples of connecting points (stars) with lines to make a picture.

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They start out somewhat easy with 60 or 70 dots, but get more difficult.

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Book 1 goes up to around 200 dots. It’s so good for counting skills!

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This one’s really creative. It has a code you have to match up to connect the dots. My kids seriously love this stuff!

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Book 2 has more great similar leveled activities. They retail from $6.95 to 7.95 on Amazon.

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Book 5, on the other hand, is has more intricate drawings,

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going up to 1,6oo dots!

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There are at least 8 books in the series. If this is book 5, I wonder what book 8 is like. I may need to pick up a few more myself!

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These activities have helped my younger kids with their pre-writing and number skills.

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This Homework Helper book offers much easier dot to dots for my youngest ones who are just learning the alphabet and their counting.Screen shot 2016-06-23 at 9.23.07 AM

My youngest daughter doesn’t recognize all her numbers yet, but can do the ones with letters.

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In fact, my kids saw me creating this post and ran to the copier to choose some new dot to dots, which they are intently working on while I write. Ahhh…wonderful!

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Quiet time, better writing and tons of fun…you should try some!

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