AVENIR & MINION Although Avenir owes some of its interpretation to Futura (‘avenir’ translates as ‘future’ in French, after all), the typeface is not purely geometric; it has vertical strokes that are thicker than the horizontals, and shortened ascenders. This enables Avenir to work for both display and body copy, and to nestle very comfortably alongside old-style serif fonts such as Minion.
Here’s a math activity that is guaranteed to be a hit! Print these Roll it, Write it, Count it mats – see the link at the bottom of the page. My 4.5 year old has been loving this, especially the marker part and the erasing part. And the M & M’s that we used for...Read More »