Cheaper than Therapy: ‘1000 Dot-to-Dot Books’

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Cheaper than Therapy: ‘1000 Dot-to-Dot Books’

I’ve been a fan of the Thomas Pavitte’s ‘1000 Dot-to-Dot’ books for some time now. They are the perfect gift for anyone – young and old alike! Especially perfect for those who need to take a break from the chaos of life. When you are connecting 1000 dots to make an iconic landmark or portrait there is simply no room in one’s head to think about anything else…it’s like meditation and it is also so much cheaper than therapy!

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These books are aimed at adults and older children, though my six year old has also had a good go at a few…gets bored at about 124 dots. I’m going to frame some of the finished dot-to-dots for the library, when they are finished they really are quite spectacular. The book is A3 sized and each of the twenty dot-to-dots in each book can be separated from the book easily with perforations.

The introduction also states: It’s also a great way of teaching kids about the principles of drawing. Through the process of joining up the dots, they will see how the lines build up to create areas of tone and give the images a sense of depth – much more sophisticated than the usual one-dimensional dot-to-dot drawing. 

To add these books to your home, school or library collection click on covers.

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Book titles and book cover images link to Australian online bookstore Booktopia. For overseas sales and to compare prices, you may also like to consider:

Amazon 

Book Depository

 Fishpond



The titles of each book takes you to the Australian based online bookstore Booktopia. You can also compare prices on Fishpond and Bookworld for Australian purchases.If you live in the US or would prefer to use Amazon click here. If you live in the UK or would prefer to use Book Depository click here. Purchases clicked through from the Children’s Books Daily site result in a small commission. Commission is used in part to maintain Children’s Books Daily and to support community groups which connect children with books.

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