A Tack-Tile® is interchangeable with any of the LEGO®
-type blocks on the market.
When I bought my first MAC 128 computer back in 1984, it was
magical! The thing allowed me to mix my own text and graphics
on the screen, then print them out. (I know -- sounds pedestrian
by today's standards). Anyway, it was more magical by far when
teaching Kevin that year I did the same --in three dimensions
-- with hand-fashioned Tack-Tiles® and his own LEGO® -type
Tack-Tiles® slates accept LEGO-type blocks; boards bought
at toy stores accept Tack-Tiles® , yet differences exist.
Tack-Tiles® slates are heavier and have receptor sites spaced
like letters and lines of text. The receptors are rounded making
placement of Tack-Tiles® easy even for many with fine and
gross motor control problems. Tack-Tiles® may be pushed on
with whatever force is available. There's really no problem with
too much or too little. Their tendency is to stay put even when
simply lain in place.
Two hand tracking practice using the slates alone is comfortable
-- like reading a large field of "for" signs.
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