Build it from A to Z

This week your child is learning the words smooth, rubber, hollow, and solid. The words come from the book, Build it from A to Z.

Explain what the words mean and talk about them with your child.


Smooth vase

Smooth – not rough; even. The surface of this vase is very smooth.


Rubber ball

Rubber – a tough, smooth substance, sometimes made from a plant. Balls and tires can be made of rubber.

Hollow brick

Hollow brick

Hollow – having a hole or empty space inside. These bricks are hollow.

Solid brick

Solid brick

Solid – not hollow, firm all the way through. This brick is solid.

Congratulations, you are helping your child grow a large vocabulary!