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Make Your Own Touch Book!

Learn how to make a touch book to promote tactile skills with children who are blind or visually impaired, deafblind or who have multiple disabilities

Learn how to make your own touch book to promote tactile skills for your child with visual impairments or multiple disabilities. You can put together a book of interesting textures for children who are blind or visually impaired to feel.  This article lets you know all of the materials you will need, and gives you tips on how to put the book together.  One variation is to make a noise book!  The possibilities are endless.


Sample pages showing different types of textures.

The Love Bugs cover with the title and textured hearts.

Love Bugs Book

Red glitter liquid in a bottle

Sensory Shake-Up

Tactile craft with a kite and puffy clouds in the sky

Fly High Little Kite