Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Ideas for accessible crafts and fun for the holidays for kids of all abilities, including Christmas, Hanukkah, Valentines Day, Easter and Halloween!

Tactile eggs.

Holiday Crafts and Ideas, Tactile Art

11 DIY Tactile Easter Eggs for Kids with Visual Impairments

We'll show you how to make tactile Easter eggs for kids who are blind by adding textures or other tactile elements to your dyed eggs.

A completed leprechaun trap.

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Leprechaun Trap: 3 Accessibility Tips for Special Needs

Leprechaun traps are a traditional March school project and they can be effective special needs curriculum additions as well!

50 Sensory-Friendly Nonfood Items to Hide in Easter Eggs

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

50+ Sensory-Friendly Nonfood Items to Hide in Easter Eggs

Our list of sensory-friendly nonfood toys to hide in Easter eggs for all those kids who can't or don't eat candy, including kids who are blind, deafblind, autistic or have...

20 Multi-Sensory Easter Basket Ideas for Kids with Sensory Impairments

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

20 Multi-Sensory Easter Basket Ideas for Kids with Sensory Impairments

Here are our favorite favorite tactile, talking and developmental Easter toys that would be perfect for your multi-sensory Easter basket.

a little girl opening a christmas present

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

The Best Christmas Toys for Blind Children!

Find the best toys for blind or visually impaired babies and children for Christmas. For all ages and all abilities!

little boy looking in a Christmas stocking

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

30 Multi-Sensory Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Kids with Sensory Impairments

Here's our list of 30 small multi-sensory toys that are perfect for kids who are blind, deafblind, autistic or have a sensory processing disorder (SPD).

A family baking cookies together

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

24 Days of Multi-Sensory Christmas Activities for Special Needs Kids

Christmas activities can easily be adapted to any child’s needs or abilities. Plan ahead for a holiday break full of multi-sensory fun!

child on a water slide

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

36 Fun Summer Activities for Kids Who are Blind or Multiply Disabled

Here are 36 ideas to help you start planning your fun and accessible summer break for your visually impaired child!

Santa reading a list

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Ivan’s Christmas Wish List: Gift ideas for kids who are blind

Ivan loves presents and he's really good at picking out the toys he wants. Here is Ivan's wish list for toys and games this year... maybe you can find some...

valentines crafts, including braille cookies

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

11 Accessible Valentine’s Day Crafts (with Braille!) for Kids who are Blind

Fun and accessible Valentine's Day crafts for kids who are blind or visually impaired, including braille Valentine's cards!

Ivan in his candy man wheelchair costume

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Candy Man Wheelchair Costume

Halloween means candy! Here is our DIY instructions for making a Willy Wonka inspired candy man wheelchair costume. How sweet!

tactile easter eggs

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Decorating Tactile Easter Eggs with Your Blind Child

Tips and ideas for making accessible tactile Easter eggs with kids who are blind or who have multiple disabilities.

talking easter eggs

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Talking Easter Eggs: Making Easter Accessible for Kids who are Blind

Talking or beeping easter eggs make Easter much more fun and inclusive for children who are blind or visually impaired. We'll show you a couple of places where you can...

an open Christmas present with a question mark inside

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

The one question I can’t answer as a special needs mom during the holidays

There is pain watching a child open a gift you know isn't appropriate for them, and I don't want to deny loved ones the joy of giving a gift. How...

holiday book title covers

Braille and Literacy, Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Winter Holidays Braille Book List

Find out where you can access your favorite holiday books including the classics in accessible braille and audio formats for children who are blind.

little girl frowning in front of christmas tree

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

To the Special Needs Family Who Just Can’t Do Christmas This Year

A message for all the parents of special needs kids who just can't do Christmas this year: It's OK. Skip it.

Santa reading his list

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Receive a Braille Letter from Santa

Santa Reads Braille! Your child can receive a braille letter from Santa himself!

adapted puppy toy with red switch

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Santa’s Little Hackers: Free Adapted Toys for Kids with Disabilities

Santa's Little Hackers is a seasonal toy drive to adapt toys. They make simple modifications to the electronics of toys and give them away.

fun fall activities

Holiday Crafts and Ideas, Tactile Art

Fall Sensory Art Projects for Visually Impaired Kids

Choose from five wonderfully crafty art projects adapted for blind children that celebrate fall! Make prints and wreaths with apples and leaves, create your own tree, or decorate pumpkins!

Jellyfish wheelchair costume

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Jellyfish Wheelchair Costume

Looking for a fun wheelchair costume idea for Halloween? How about making your own jellyfish wheelchair costume... complete with lights!

7 Accessible Halloween Activities

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

7 Accessible Halloween Activities from Sensory Sun

Sensory Sun provides activities, curriculum and resources for families with kids who are blind or visually impaired, and their Halloween posts are really a treat!

5 Pinterest Activities with Glowing Easter Egg

Holiday Crafts and Ideas, Light Play

5 Glowing Easter Egg Activities

We've rounded up five of the greatest Pinterest ideas for your child to have fun with glowing Easter eggs! Your kids will enjoy going on a glow-in-the-dark Easter egg hunt,...

Resurrection Eggs

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Resurrection Eggs: A Tactile Easter Story

Resurrection Eggs are filled with tactile objects that tell the traditional Easter story of Jesus and the resurrection.

four Valentine's activities

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Top 10 Valentine’s Day Activities for Kids Who Are Blind

Celebrate love and friendship all month long with these multi-sensory Valentine' sDay activities for kids with visual impairments!