These vintage cards will flash pre-primmer and primmer words for the emergent readers. In the 50's, these words were called primer words, in the 70's and 80's they were called dolch word, and today they are called sight words. Yet these words, no matter what you call them have remained the same.
|Vintage 1958 Primer and Pre-Primmer Flash Cards|
When two vowels go walking the first does the talking. If the word ends in the letter E, most often, the vowel has a long sound.
Some of the illustrations on these flash cards are dated. When was the last time you saw a fuse?
While the alphabet has remained the same. . .
We certainly would not use these illustrations in today's society.
I admire all handy work, such as knitting, crocheting, and embroidery. My mother did needlepoint and embroidery work, and I know how much work goes into some of these pieces. While walking by the art work at the thrift store, I spotted an embroidered piece in a cheap frame.
This rectangle tone on tone piece caught my eye.
Satin stitches fill the letters, with french knots, or maybe bullion knots, add definition to the letters.
Cross stitches, french knots, with running stitches, and back stitches complete Jesus.
I'm thinking it will make a lovely pillow for my bedroom. I was not blessed with a DIY gene so I will ask my sweet sister to make this into a pillow for me.
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