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Can a blind preschooler be included in preschool arts and crafts? Of course! Preschool art projects usually involve simple fine motor skills (drawing...
12 Easy Tips for Accessible Preschool Arts & Crafts for Kids who are Blind or...
Suncatchers may initially be thought of as a visually appealing art project but we mustn't overlook their tactile traits which make them perfect...
Suncatcher Activities for Kids with Visual Impairments
Perkins Early Connections Conference
At first glance, art seems like a very visual medium. We appreciate art by looking at it, not touching it, right? Even tactile sculptures in museums...
Sensory Art for Children who are Visually Impaired
I've always felt that the best way to celebrate any holiday or season is with crafts! Easter and spring is one of my favorite times for crafts as we...
Fall Art Projects
One in a Million Baby Podcast
The 3Doodler Pen is a 3D printing device that can be used within minutes, without needing any technical knowledge, software or computers. It heats...
3Doodler Pen & Accessories
How do you explain a rainbow to a child that has never seen one, let alone never seen colors? It may seem complicated to teach in such a way that...
Rainbow Activities for Blind Children
Download a Printable IEP Organizer
Although it's often seen as a children's toy or a fun sound effect at Chinese New Year, the Bolang Gu (波浪鼓；pinyin: bo lang gu) is actually an...
Make Your Own Chinese New Year Drum!
Artist Ann Cunningham creates beautiful artwork, and the best part is it's meant to be touched. Because honestly, for someone who can't see it, art...
Art to Touch
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Tactile memory books are a fun way to incorporate language development, social skills and good old fashioned arts and crafts all into one activity....
Make Your Own Tactile Summer Memory Book
Any ideas for art activities for children who are visually impaired?
Art Activities for the Visually Impaired
Sometimes I'm asked if we have any plans. "What are your plans for summer vacation?" "Any plans for winter break?" And generally my answer is no...
Baked Cotton Balls Sensory Activity
Sticky play is so much fun (and a great sensory activity for visually impaired children), but can sometimes be really messy! Here's a sticky art...
Sticky Collage Art Project
There are many opportunities to turn your gardening adventures into craft projects. Here's a simple and fun way to decorate your pots so they are...
Make Your Own Textured Pot
Our son is just turning 2 and totally blind. We were trying to come up with some cool ideas to decorate his "new toddler/big boy" room. Although I've...
Questions about tactile decorating
Fall is a great time to explore your yard or playground. The trees are dropping all kinds of neat things on the ground for your kids to pick up,...
Autumn Wreath Art Project
There are so many fun apple art projects for fall or back to school. You may want to have some paint-free apples on hand in case your child wants to...
Apple Prints Art Project
This is one of my favorite art projects. The idea is so simple—make a tree by glueing tree pieces to paper. But the concept goes way beyond that. You...
Tactile Tree Art Project
This is one of the easiest ways to introduce your child to painting—plus the paint will really stand up when it dries! This is also a great way to...
Puffy Paint Art Project
This is a great fall art project and also works well as a back-to-school project. Plus it smells so nice! What You'll Need: an apple outline black...
Apple Potpourri Art Project