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Celebrating Valentine's Day with Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired!

Braille Valentine
Are you looking for ideas to make Valentine's Day accessible to people who are blind or visually impaired?  Here are some ideas of braille valentines, books, gift ideas and more!

National Braille Press

Hey, Valentine, let's ketchup! Valentines Cover
$14.00 (32 Count) Print / Braille
This year's Valentine features a play on words that sound alike but mean different things: homophones! 
"We're a Pair" Valentines
$7.00 for 20 Cards and Envelops or $10 for 32 Print / Braille
This year's Valentine is a treat for all the senses!
Hogs & Quiches, Valentine
$7.00 for 20 Cards and Envelops or $10 for 32 Print / Braille
Our 2011 print/braille Valentine plays with words and sounds - and it's a decoding game, too!
$25 (Available in silver and gold-plated)
A beautiful gold-plated solid brass cuff bracelet with the word love in Braille. The text word love in recessed on the inside of the bracelet. Is adjustable to different sized wrist by simply flexing the bracelet to your size!
Animal Kisses
$7.95 Print / Braille
Parents and grandparents: Give your favorite kids some animal kisses they will never forget! This touch-and-feel print/braille board book includes an irresistible menagerie of animals with fuzzy, sticky, and rubbery mouths just waiting for big smooches. The touch-and-feel parts let them interact with the book, and the thick pages are easy for little hands to turn.

Seedlings Braille Books for Children

Cover of Nate the Great and the Mushy Valentine
by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Nate the Great hates mushy stuff. But when he spies a big red heart taped to Sludge's doghouse, Nate knows he must help his favorite pooch find out who left him the secret valentine.
42 pages,
Ages 6-9
Nancy Drew and the Clue Crew
by Carolyn Keene
Someone gave Bess a mean valentine and she thinks it came from George! Nancy needs to solve the mystery of the valentine so that they can all be friends again! 
63 pages 
Ages 6-9
Butterfly Kisses
by Sandra Magsamen
Butterfly Kisses, with its fun rhymes and finger puppet, will inspire families to cuddle and read together, and shower their little ones with butterfly kisses! 20 cardboard pages with Uncontracted Braille
Ages 0-5

More Valentines in Braille!

Free Valentine Ad
pink valentine card in braille


Comes on pink or red paper

Ideas for Making Your Own Valentines Using Real Objects and Food

bear hugs bag for valentines day
valentines day collage



Posted on January 21, 2015
Updated on: February 8, 2018