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Awesome Toys for Blind Babies & Children

It's not so hard to find toys for children who are visually impaired. Here are some of our favorites!

Make a hovercraft. This is going to be a big hit.

Pink and Green Mama: Easy Kid Craft: Homemade Magnets

A Funny Alphabet Book from the New York State Columbiettes. I've had this book for almost 30 years! Didn't know it was still around!

This NPR site provides a list of accessible playgrounds as well as the background behind the hows and whys of making playgrounds accessible to all.

The Beeperball from Maxi Aids is an eight inch rubber ball with a beep inside it, making it easy for anyone to play ball, both sighted kids and visually impaired.

For the fun of it: Adapted games build social skills, literacy and more for players with blindness. Find out how students at Perkins School for the Blind play accessible games!

Games are something everyone should be able to play, together, regardless of ability. This company is making sure that happens with add-on kits to make games work for anyone with blindness or visual impairment.

An Ohio mom has created a lending library of adapted games for children of all abilities, from those with developmental delays to those with significant disabilities.

Take plastic bottle caps and glue on foam stickers to make a tactile matching game.

Save the lids from the frosting found in Pillsbury cinnamon rolls and make your own tactual Memory Game using a variety if textures. (Merry-Noel Chamberlain, TVI)

A angle view of a blue intact sketchpad with a drawing of two stick figures and a cat

The “be-B: Braille Education Ball” is a method for both blind and sighted users to learn the Braille system using a challenging and educational game. *Visit pinterest.com/... for more accessible toy ideas!

How to make scented paint - a great sensory recipe for kids. love the art ideas on this site!

Bored? You can make giant, stretchy, REUSABLE bubbles that had our entire family giggling for hours!

Great for individuals who are blind or low vision...Put a variety of different textured balls on a large thin rope. Everyone sits/stands around the rope... with a ball in their hands. Play like Musical Chairs except move the balls around left to right or right to left. Play music. When the music stops, the one with the "it" ball either wins! (Decide ahead which ball is 'it'.)

14 High-Contrast Finds to Boost Your Baby's Vision

Find out how to make your own stackable sound blocks out of Gerber baby food containers. They are easy to make and fun to play with!

Using a cleaned out liquid dish soap container and a few cottage cheese lids pulled out of the recycle bin you can create this fun pull toy. Use it to help teach your child about cause and effect while also improving hand strength!