Keeping up with sticker or chip board alphabet letters can be a losing game. The letter “e” seems to always be used up first followed by a few other popular vowels as well as Wheel of Fortune’s “RSTLNE.” The letters “u” and “x” and other less commonly used characters remain wondering if they’ll have a future. And I’m left wondering, “Hmmm, I need to come up with a catchy word for these obscure letters” as if I were playing in a Scrabble tournament.
I came across flash cards from the 1950s or 1960s. These flash cards’ original use was to improve 1st grade vocabulary and spelling…but now they’re improving my vocabulary and spelling: