My First Search-a-Word Author:Vincent Fago Search-a-Word — The books in the Search-a-Word series are especially designed for children in the primary grades. Building word skills is the aim; making it fun is the game. By solving these puzzles, children will -- without realizing it! -- be developing the word skills so essential for learning to read. — Educators agree with the approach of the... more » Search-a-Word books. Through early success and positive experiences, young children approach reading confidently and pleasurably. Each puzzle in the books is challenging enough to be fun, yet simple enough to be solved successfully. With a glow of pride as they progress through the puzzles, children are also learning to work independently.
Reading and writing are the natural complements to listening and talking. They are simply new forms of word comprehension for young children. The word experiences offered in puzzle form in the series offer simple, interesting and positive support to word-learning and reading.« less