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Below are strategies posts related to Braille.

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Braille Chart for Sighted Classmates Learning Braille Visually

This fun hands-on activity is a great way to help sighted classmates learn about the braille code!
Reading braille cards

Braille Matching Game: Supporting Braille Objectives

This braille matching game is a fun way to practice braille contractions and to promote braille literacy!
Secret braille code

Secret Code Braille

Promote braille literacy with this Secret Code Braille activity!
Traction Man bucket

Traction Man and the Beach Odyssey

Extend the multi-sensory learning activities for the Traction Man book!
Interactive volcano bulletin board

Interactive Earth Science Tactile Bulletin Board

Create your own interactive tactile bulletin board for students with visual impairments!
Examples of braille reversals

Scratching Your Head with Braille Reversals?

Ideas for braille students who reverse letters or who may be dyslexic.
Bedtime objects

Stories about Routines with Beginning Braille Readers

Stories about routine events from their lives can help to promote braille literacy among preschool children who are blind or visually impaired.
Cover of summer journal

Summer Braille Journal

Journals are a great way to promote braille literacy while motivating students to share their experiences.
Letter Board

Letter Board to Make Visual Literacy Activities Accessible

Make visual literacy accessible to students who are blind or visually impaired with a braille and large print letter board.
A boy reads a braille grocery list on magnetic strips

Magnetic Braille Grocery List

Promote braille literacy, as well as independent living skills, by creating a magnetic grocery list.
Eclipse bulletin board

Tactile Eclipse Board

Tactile display of the solar eclipse
Hands Down card game

Contraction Go Fish!

This adapted Go Fish game is a fun way to practice braille contractions and develop braille literacy skills.
Writing experience book in braille

Braille Book about Deaf Camp Experience

A boy who is deafblind creates his own experience book about his time at Deaf Camp this summer.
UKAAF Transcribing Foreign Language Materials

Transcribing Braille for Foreign Language Learners

A TVI shares how he creates braille for pupils learning a foreign language.
Putting braille labels on a cup

Labeling Cups at Home

Labeling cups in braille can promote braille literacy, as well as independent living skills.
Braille on Ace of Spades

How to Braille Playing Cards

Guidelines on how to braille playing cards for players who are blind or have low vision
Index card with "help" in print and braille

Cards to Promote Independence

Promote independence with students with special needs, including those with visual impairments, using these index cards.
Liam touching the brailled garden labels

Writing Garden Labels

Include braille in your summer by inviting your child or student to write garden labels!
Yoda braille design

Yoda Braille Design

This braille design of Yoda is a fun way to practice braille literacy skills and to create braille art or braille drawings.
Cover of Clue Jr.

Adapting Clue Jr. for Children with Vision Impairments

Tips to adapt the board game of Clue Jr. for children who are blind or low vision.