fine motor activity hand strengthening - kids match clothes pins w lowercase letters to uppercase letters on a paper plate. Between each pin, have them draw a yellow circle going the "correct" way (helps w letter formation). Makes a SUN! Could do this with math problems and answers for older children
The lowercase has tall ascenders, which rise above the cap line, and uses a single-story 'a' and 'g', previously more common in handwriting than in printed text. The uppercase characters present proportions similar to those of classical Roman capitals
Paul Renner’s original design for Futura (1927-29) shows the influence of Herbert Bayer’s experimental “Universal” alphabet. The initial design included several geometrically constructed alternative characters and ranging (old-style) figures for lowercase a, g, and r, for some punctuation and for uppercase characters including German accents.