On the Way to Literacy: The Gumdrop Tree
A tree which grows from a gumdrop! The raised-line drawings depict the growth of the tree. The gumdrops are shown in a row, circle, square, etc. Includes scented stickers.
WARNING: CHOKING HAZARD — Small parts. Not intended for children ages 5 and under without adult supervision.
- Age Range:
- 3 to 5
- Elizabeth Spurr ; adapted for tactile illustration by Tom Poppe and Suzette Frere Wright.
Note: This book is a part of the On the Way to Literacy: Early Experiences for Visually Impaired Children series, other titles sold separately.
The revised handbook and series of 18 storybooks contain vital information and activities to enhance the development of literacy in young blind and visually impaired children.
Handbook (sold separately) for parents and teachers addresses communication, hand skills/tactual exploration, concepts, and book experiences. Recommended ages: birth to 5 years.
Storybooks introduce large print, tactile illustrations, and braille. Illustrations provide opportunities to use finger and hand skills. Recommended ages: 2 1/2 to 5 years, except The Gumdrop Tree, which is not for children under 5 years without adult supervision.
How On the Way Is Sold
The handbook and storybooks can be purchased separately or as sets. The books in the sets are grouped together for your ordering convenience, and are not sequential in terms of level of difficulty.