- FeaturedHere's an easy activity that is fun and great for fine motor development and tactile discrimination: fill balloons with different textures and squeeze and squish them to see what's inside! This is an especially fun project for kids with visual impairments!
- It's hot outside, but you and your child will have a blast staying cool by celebrating Christmas in July! These fun Christmas-themed activities for you and your little ones use touch, smell, sound and taste to engage their imaginations and embrace the magic (and fun!) of the holiday season.
- Here is a simple science experiment that Ivan has so much fun with! In this experiment we learn about HOT and COLD! This is a great way to encourage your child to touch, think and explore. It's also a wonderful activity to encourage communication and language comprehension. We're not just saying the words "hot" and "cold," we're really feeling it!
- Teach your blind child about the world through direct interaction! This is called "concept development" and through hands-on learning they can learn about textures, sizes, nature... all sorts of things!
- Ever thought about making a tactile matching game? This is a great activity for blind children. All you need is a collection of cleaned plastic snack cups and a few items to glue inside them and you've got a fun matching game that can be played with or without sight!
- It can be hard to find appropriate and accessible activities for your visually impaired child in the summer. Here are 36 ideas to help you start planning your summer break!
- Looking for a project that's sticky, messy, crunchy, soft and scented all in one? Making baked cotton balls is such an easy activity plus it's great fun for a rainy afternoon. Children with visual impairments will especially appreciate how tactile this project is.
- Here's an easy activity that is fun and great for fine motor development and tactile discrimination: fill balloons with different textures and squeeze and squish them to see what's inside! This is an especially fun project for kids with visual impairments!
- Learn how to make an activity center for children with visual impairments. Using general hardware materials (like cardboard or peg-board) and other household items (like toys or kitchen utensils) you can create a sensory space for your child. We have ideas for big spaces and little spaces!