Fun Activities for Blind and Visually Impaired Children
Got a bored kid and don't know what to do? Here are fun games and activities for children who are visually impaired.
DIY tugging box for baby. When they pull at one end it lengthens and shortens the ribbon at the other. Great for learning cause and effect and problem solving, fine motor grasp, bilateral skills, and several other benefits noted in this post. *repinned by WonderBaby.org
Wood and felt matching game - Preschoolers and older kids can turn the discs over and use this as an individual or group memory game. Use different textures for visually impaired children. *repinned by WonderBaby.org
Liam's mom shows you step-by-step how she created the perfect accessible outdoor play space for her deaf-blind son!
Did you know that math can be fun and that preschool math activities can be made accessible? Here is a list of five fun activities that will teach your child numbers and basic math skills and can also be easily adapted for blind kids!
Disney recently settled a class action law suit in which a group of plaintiffs had argued that the Disney parks and websites weren't accessible to blind visitors and asked that they find ways to make their attractions available to everyone. Find out what changes you can expect at Disney Parks that will make the attractions more accessible.
Stick a cup inside the foot of a sock and have students reach inside to pull out alphabet letters, coins or any other manipulative they're using. Makes ordinary learning activiities so much more fun. *repinned by WonderBaby.org
DIY pizza box kitchen - I think this could be made into a sensory activity with textures and smells and Braille labels on the parts of the kitchen as well as the pots and pans and play food. *repinned by WonderBaby.org
Use balloons, mylar, rice, marbles... whatever you can think of to create drums that make different sounds. Love this idea! *repinned by WonderBaby.org
I got an X-ray at school today! Great activity that teaches about bones and it's tactile too! White Q-tips on black paper. *repinned by WonderBaby.org
Baking in the kitchen is a great sensory and learning experience for children who are blind. This recipe for no-bake peanut butter bars is both easy and tasty! A fun first recipe for kids.