“U Pick” U

U Pick (2)

After some easy tracing of letter U, I gave Travis a little spin on making our three-D versions today: “u pick” the material from our craft bin!

U Pick (3)

This led to some excitement, since he feels important whenever he’s allowed to dig through the materials in here. First he fashioned a very straightforward U from yarn.

U Pick (1)Next he decided he wanted to try dowels! I knew these would be too rigid, but wanted him to figure it out for himself. So the package of dowels was opened and fiddled with, but then discarded.

U Pick (4)

Aha! He discovered that pipe cleaners were a bit bendier. In no time at all, we had lower case u as well.

U Pick (5)

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