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!

Apple Cinnamon Ornaments in Braille

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Braille Apple Cinnamon Ornaments!

Everyone knows that mixing applesauce and cinnamon creates an aromatic dough that can be turned into ornaments that smell so lovely! But did you know that you can add cloves...

chex mix

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Making Holiday Peppermint Chocolate Chex Mix!

This recipe for Peppermint Chocolate Chex Mix is easy, delicious and perfect for Christmas snacking or gifts. It's also a fun and simple way to get your child involved in...

Christmas tree brownies

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Making Christmas Tree Brownies!

A simple recipe for Christmas Tree Brownies that is a great baking activity for children who are blind or multiply disabled.

felt christmas trees

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Felt Tactile Christmas Tree

This tactile Christmas tree craft is great for blind children or children with multiple disabilities. It's easy and accessible and you can also change the ornaments on your tree throughout...

apple jacks cereal

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Apple Jacks Christmas Wreath Ornament!

Learn how to create a Christmas ornament out of Apple Jacks, a pipe cleaner and a mini candy cane. This is a great fine motor activity and a fun craft...

a jack-o-lantern with vampire teeth

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Teethy Pumpkin

Here's a fun and easy halloween pumpkin idea: use vampire teeth and sticky eye balls to make your jack-o-lantern's face! Kids will have fun helping and it's very tactile, too!

Ivan in his honey bee costume

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Honey Bee Wheelchair Costume!

Find out how to make your very own honey bee wheelchair costume using a cardboard box to create the bee hive and a striped yellow and black shirt.

broken ornaments

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

How to Help Your Blind Child Survive (and maybe even enjoy) Christmas

A holiday survival guide for parents of children with sensory impairments.

jingle bells

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Jingle Bells

Don't you just love the sound of jingle bells at Christmas? This easy holiday craft will show you how to make your own jingle bell bracelets, anklets and jingle sticks!

A girl making Hand & Foot Reindeer Ornament

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Hand & Foot Reindeer Ornament

We love holiday crafts and this one is just so creative! Find out how your child can make their very own reindeer ornament by tracing their foot and hands on...

Turkey Squash

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Turkey Squash Thanksgiving Craft Project

If you're tired of carving pumpkins every year, why not spice things up with a decorated squash instead? Find out how to make this silly Turkey Squash with feathers and...

Cowboy and horse wheelchair costume

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Halloween Costume Ideas for Canes and Wheelchairs

Kids with disabilities love Halloween too! Here are ideas that will incorporate your child's wheelchair or white cane into their costume.

Halloween pumpkin

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Kid-Friendly Halloween Songs

Did you know that there are some amazing kids musicians creating new Halloween classics that will really get you in the spirit? We've collected our top ten favorites and created...

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

No Therapies for a Month? Taking the Summer Off with Your Special Needs Child

When kids are out of school and therapies slow down, what do you do? Do you plan a vacation? Spend more time fishing with dad? Or feel guilty that your...

Holiday Crafts and Ideas, Tactile Art

Autumn Wreath Art Project

Learn how to make an autumn wreath sensory art project with your blind child. It's easy and fun!

Ivan and Santa

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Braille Letters from Santa

Learn how your blind child can receive a braille letter from Santa this Christmas and really feel like they are part of the celebration.

Making a simple Jack-O-Lantern

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Simple Jack-O-Lantern

My favorite jack-o-lantern idea is to stick velcro stickers to the pumpkin and then mix and match felt shapes as the eyes and mouth. It's simple, there's no carving involved...

Holiday Crafts and Ideas

Make Your Own Halloween Pumpkin Costume!

Thinking about entering daddy and baby in the Halloween costume contest this year? Look no further! We've got a simple costume design you can put together with materials laying about...