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I recently had a small breakthrough of sorts, and thought it might be useful to others in the Café.

I've long been looking for a deck of marked alphabet cards. My goal was to have a set that would have all the utility of a Ted Lesley marked deck, but would be understandable by small children. Because there's nothing on the market, I figured I'd have to make my own. Because I'm a fan of the Ted Lesley approach, I needed an alphabet deck with a Bicycle back. Then I needed transfer materials that would include alphabet characters and would be of the right size. (The Boris Wild marking system includes only numerals, so that wouldn't work.)

Eureka! I've found both the deck and the transfer materials, and they work together like a charm. As with a Ted Lesley marked deck, the marking system is deceptive, but very legible, even in sketchy lighting.

The cards are here:

The transfer material is here (2.5 mm arial in white):

I hope someone finds this helpful.

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Thanks Jeff, this will kill in my family restaurants. Mindreading that will work on kids, I'm getting excited.
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I has that happen, too (linking back here). Very strange.
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