Music and Blind Children

Music reaches kids and motivates them in amazing ways! Find out how you can use music to help your blind child develop or just have fun creating music crafts! 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!>>>
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Children love interactive songs, and kids who are blind or visually impaired can learn coordination, body awareness, rhythm and teamwork when doing the hand motions along with classic kids' songs.

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There are so many ways music can motivate special needs kids!

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Tips on how to use music to help your baby develop

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A band made up entirely of blind musicians... I love their band name too!

The sistrum is a hand-held percussion instrument that dates back to ancient Egypt. Learn more about the background of this unique percussion instrument that can be seen pictured in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. Two pages of instructions are included showing how to to make your own homemade version out of either recycled materials or natural items found outdoors.

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LEARN about the science of sound with this fun and easy activity for kids. DIY Kazoos pack a big punch with loads of hands on science learning!

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Write and sing your own Earth Day anthem.

Skoog is a musical cube for children with disabilities. Just to your computer or iPad and play. Whatever your musical skills or physical ability, the Skoog software allows you to customize the instrument's sensitivity to suit your playing style, which means anyone can play!

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Fun New Years Eve noise-makers made from left-over holiday and craft supplies!

Recycled New Year's Eve rattle made from left-over holiday gift wrapping supplies !

Christmas Music Craft! Awesomely easy jingle bell fun!

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This easy craft project is a perfect for holiday music-making. They are easy to make and sound great for caroling or a school performance!

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Ocean Drum From A Pie Box! Awesomely easy and fun music craft for kids, plus a video of a real ocean drum.

Hear a real ocean drum. Short demonstration video and a link to a kids MYO craft version.

I want a DIY Sensory/Music Wall!

Yarn Pom Pom Drumstick Painting & Tutorial by Crayon Box Chronicles. Explores process-based art, music, and sensory.

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Personalize the song “Old McDonald” to sing with your family or your classroom.

Playing Music, Learning Shapes. Using simple musical instruments to identify shapes - plus some wonderfully simple MYO/DIY "circle", "square" and "triangle" music crafts!

Why music therapy is a must for blind kids.

Children love interactive songs, and kids who are blind or visually impaired can learn coordination, body awareness, rhythm, and teamwork. Watch these videos to learn the simple hand motions for your favorite songs!

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These chimes would be so easy and fun for kids who love music! Cool idea for a music wall in a sensory room or outside!

Making musical instruments with kids! Great ideas for kids with visual impairments to include music, art and science!

Child-Safe Easter Shaker Eggs | Tiny Tapping Toes

Daria shows us how to grow gourds and turn them into musical instruments like shekeres and guiros! Plant your seeds in the spring and you'll have your own home-grown instruments by the fall!

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