Friday, January 8, 2010


Many children who have dyslexia or dyscalculia struggle with the concept of fractions. Here is a fun way for parents to help their dyslexic children to learn about fractions while doing some art work….

Ed Emberley is an award winning American author who has written a number of art books including one called Picture Pie .You can find out more information about this book at He also has his own web site :

On this site, as well as in his book he shows how to make drawings using whole circles and parts of circles. Children can make great pictures of flowers, birds and other animals as well as learning about fractions in an interesting way . On his website there are ready made circle templates with instructions of how to make the different animals and flowers etc…

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