Sensory Activities 43
Here's an easy activity that is fun and great for fine motor development and tactile discrimination: fill balloons with different textures from the kitchen (like rice or flour) and squeeze and squish them to see what's inside!
Fill each egg with a different object to make different sounds when you shake them. Fill your eggs in pairs so you can play a matching game!
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!
Find sensory activities that have been adapted to meet the needs of students who are blind or visually impaired.
Collect sticky and gooey toys and throw them all in one box. You'll create a sensory toy that will help your child learn to love sticky things.
Learn how to make a puffy paint sensory art project with your blind child. It's easy and fun!
It's so easy to make a rattle for your blind baby that also has its own unique smell. Teach your baby about cause and effect with the sound while you teach them about scents too! Here's the simple how-to.
With some extra fabric, a sewing machine, and a little creativity you can make a fun bag of textures for your blind child. A texture bag is a great way to teach your blind child about textures, matching, same, and different.
It can be more difficult for blind or disabled children to learn about the world and use their senses effeciently. Here are some games you can play to help them figure things out and develop their senses.
What if you could design your own play area that would stimulate your blind baby's senses and make them feel safe and willing to explore at the same time?
If you don't have the space or money to invest in a large sensory play area for your blind baby we've got the solution for you!
Contrasts can really make a difference when playing with your low vision baby. Learn how to make a reversible blanket with a dark and light side so you can encourage contrast play with your visually impaired baby.
Blind children encounter water in different forms all day long and we need to help them understand that while each experience is different they all involve the same concept: Water.