Sam and Dave Dig a Hole

Author: Mac Barnett
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by DanBC   2017-08-19
Start early: make art supplies and art toys easily available.

Talk about it - talk about how it's easy to use this app because the designers made it easy to use, or it's hard to use this app because the designers made it hard to use. When reading books talk about the images and the fonts. (For example, Sam and Dave Dig A Hole has lovely drawings, large print, and a clean simple font with high contrast. Farther has a weird font in a low contrast.)

Involve them in decisions about decoration and room layout. Introduce simple design and art concepts early, and help them spot patterns. "Colour wheels" are simple enough, so you could buy a bunch of paint and do some potato printing with complementary colours, and clashing colours.

PS: If you're involved in children's books, and you want to use a weird font: just fucking don't.