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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.

Braille & Father's Day a great comination with this class hand print craft. "Done with her hand print and dad rocks spelled out in Braille. She had fun helping me make! " * for more fun activities for children who are blind and visually impaired.

Ivan's Occupational Therapist suggested finding simple activities he could do that would require him to use one hand to stabilize while the other hand is engaged. Making a Bead Container is a super simple and inexpensive way to do just that!

Make your own post office! Includes resources and tons of ideas for games and activities designed for visually impaired kids. Teach numeracy, literacy and social skills! *Visit for more ideas!

A great website with a huge variety of activities for introduction of braille to young children.

Top 25 Web Sites for Gamers who are Blind from 7-128 software. Updated for 2014!

Use sandpaper and felt to create a shape matching game! You could cut out the sandpaper shapes so they are easier to find by touch and glue to high-contrast card stock for kids with no or low vision. *Visit for more accessible activities!

Use drink bottles with pull-up lids for "smell bottles." Opening and closing strengthens fingers. *Visit for more fun developmental activities.

Students at Perkins School for the Blind take accessible tactile art classes. Find ideas for art projects!

Want a fun little site to brighten up your day? You'll have a smile on your face in no time....

A Sight-free Sensory Scavenger Hunt and making a birthday party accessible for all @ Nerd & Nurturer: An Accessible Birthday Party

Four Foam Block Building Ideas that involve sensory experiences and new building challenges for kids. Preschool and baby friendly ideas. foam blocks on a sticky wall/1

Fun for kids! Beep Kickball is an adapted sport that can be played by kids who are blind or visually impaired. The game is played in a grassy field with a kickball that beeps and two bases that buzz.

Great ideas for swimming with someone with multiple special needs. Visit for more accessible activity ideas!

This is a great fine motor activity! Toddlers insert cotton balls into the top by pushing and use the retrieval hole to get them out again. Visit for more accessible activities!

Fun With Legos: DIY Lego Hangman. Add Braille, TacTiles, contrasting colors or large print for visually impaired kids. Visit for more accessible activities for blind children.

The Fittle project creates braille puzzles for beginning readers using 3-D printing.

Construct a frame to suspend in front of the child's work area (or on the floor, if a child is lying down) when working with storyboxes.

very easy craft activities for kids-works on fine motor, easy to do if they need hand over hand.

rainbow sun catcher made from melting plastic cups...this would pretty up the cinder block classroom

Light Box Magic from True Aim

Sorting, Skittles and clear plastic eggs

Exploring what's "in" and "out" - a fun and simple game with holes cut into boxes. *repinned by

Dollhouse from cardboard. This is so cool. You could also do this for a birthday party--like American Girl? Make several of them for the kids to play?