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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 accessible games and activities for children who are visually impaired. This is a group board. Want to be added? Like the board and send a request with your Pinterest name/link to help@wonderbaby.org. <<<Board rules: Max 5 pins per day, please don't re-pin the same pin multiple times, stay on topic, no spam. Happy pinning!>>>


Fun Activities for Blind and Visually Impaired Children

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A fun winter themed scooter board activity for kids to practice bilateral coordination and gross motor and fine motor skills - important skills for kids with visual impairments!

Video description in movies and television shows for blind children: What is it? Where can I find it? What are the benefits?

this would be great in the classroom - make the graph on the carpet and have your students work together to find the shapes -or- colors, things that start with letters (A- alligator, airplane, apple...), number groups (2 cars, 2 legos, 2 dolls...)

Homemade Texture Dominoes

image of slip knot

GAMES for People with Sensory Impairments: Strategies for Including Individuals of All Ages Sports and games for people who are blind and visually impaired!

Sentence Writing - Expanding, adding who, what, when, where, why... I can't tell you how often this is useful to use for student (even in highschool) with ADHD

Handmade Braille Greeting Card Heart Pink by BethLauBraille *repinned by WonderBaby.org

DIY memory - felt or different textural fabrics to make it accessible for low vision *repinned by WonderBaby.org

Although it's often seen as a children's toy or a fun sound effect at Chinese New Year, the Bolang Gu is actually an instrument that dates back to ancient China. Learn how to make your own with paper plates and a paper towel roll!

This is a fun activity that all kids can do and it looks great when it is finished. Change out your sprinkle colors to adapt to any holiday. Great fine motor and sensory work too!

Find tips on how to make a swimming lesson accessible for kids who are blind or have other disabilities. Great ideas for parents or swim instructors!

Fun and inexpensive craft for Winter or Valentine's Day. Work on sensory, fine motor, talk about what birds do for food in the winter. Simple craft with lots of possibilities.

Here's a fun sensory-friendly activity that is great on a snow day! Let your child explore snow and temperature with their own sensory snow table.

Most experts agree that our kids are not outdoors enough and getting enough exercise. Here are 6 easy things that any family can do to help your kids develop a natural love for being outside and active.

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Optician's Office Pretend Play - Crystal's Tiny Treasures *repinned by Wonderbaby.org

Your Therapy Source - www.YourTherapySo...: Do It Yourself: Sound Ball

TEXTURE LAND...a game adapted by Merry-Noel Chamberlain, TVI, that follows the same rules as Candy Land. Great for individuals who are blind or low vision....Great pre-Braille skills. Use Peel & Feel stickers from APH.

In this article, Cecily looks at container play and the methods she uses to help container play develop necessary skills. There is a great video included which demonstrates the techniques and Ronan's progress wonderfully.

A great assortment of light box or light play toys that are not what you usually see--including Minecraft, Crayola, Frozen and other cool stuff that kids will love.

Building a sensory den, sensory play area or light play area doesn't have to be expensive. Here are some ideas that any parent or teacher can do.

The Autism Project and Hasbro have teamed up to make toys and play more accessible for kids with autism and other disabilities. Great project and just in time for the holidays!

Braille Bingo Cards-Twin Vision (print/braille)- Practice Kindergarten sight words in either: Garde ONE Uncontracted braille format or Grade TWO Contracted braille format! Easy to individualize to student curriculum needs and braille format needs. Check with your braille teacher or braille service for easy to make braille bingo cards! www.braillethis.com

List of 12 free and educational websites for kids of all ages. Some focus on reading, some math, some science. All are fun and kids will enjoy learning.