My favorite is a 4.5 inch plate that is printed with a lower case alphabet that is out of order. The child needed to pick the letters out and put them in sequence. This is not easy, but it is an excellent teaching tool.
|Lower case alphabet 4.5 inch plate, ca. 1820|
|Nineteenth century transfer printed 2.18 inch alphabet mug|
|Nineteenth century yellow printed brownware alphabet mug|