Skip to content
Activity and strategy

Braille Sudoku

Sudoku is a great way to work on problem solving, tactile discrimination, and self-determination skills. Braille Sudoku makes the game accessible to players who are blind or visually impaired.

I was so excited to find an accessible Sudoku board at Maxi Aids online, and I couldn’t wait to share it with one of my braille students.  Sudoku is a great way to work on problem solving, tactile discrimination, and self- determination skills. I knew my learner would love it! 

Sudoku is a puzzle where numbers 1-9 can be placed only once within a column, row, and square within a larger puzzle and is typically done with pen and paper. This accessible board has colored pieces on a peg board.  It comes with a book of puzzles and a key, so hundreds of new puzzles can be made.  

With students new to Sudoku, I fill in many of the numbers from the key as I build the puzzle, so they can learn the concept of the puzzle and gain confidence.  As they improve, I leave out more numbers to increase the challenge.

Sudoku is a game of patience, trial and error, and logical thinking.  I love to have this ready to go for unplanned down time in class or even partner games with a peer. I love finding accessible games to inspire my learners and families to seek options for accessible activities to have at home as the build options for recreation and leisure. 

Braille Sudoku

tick-tack-toe game made of felt.

Fun End of the School Year Activities

United State flag

United States Flag Braille Art Design

Liam using the low tech restaurant book

Communication Tools in the Community for Students who are Deafblind