Below are several great learning ideas for our students with visual impairments that can be adapted for a variety of ages and abilities. Have fun while learning!
Braille Designs for the Spring Season
Adapting One Rainy Day for Students with Visual Impairments
Ideas to adapt One Rainy Day for children with visual impairments and multiple disabilities
Ruby in Her Own Time: Circle Time Braille Kit
Ideas for circle time activities to develop pre-braille skills in young children who are blind or visually impaired
Growing a Rainbow: Accessible Ideas for Children with Multiple Disabilities
Preschool children with visual impairment can learn basic concepts hands-on activities, and the book can be made accessible through a story box, tactile symbols, picture symbols, and a talking book.
Itsy Bitsy Spider: Circle Time Braille Kit
This circle time braille kit focuses on the letter “s” and related skills through hands-on activities for emerging braille readers.
Make Your Own Experience Books
An introduction to language experience books for students who are blind or visually impaired with additional disabilities, including deafblindness, using real objects and tactile symbols that can have a theme, such as a season, to support.
Rain, Spring Season, Nature Walk, and Sensory Bins
The changing of the seasons is a great time to turn towards our science goals and bring our sense of exploration.
Creating interactive learning among our students creates interest, exploration, and uses a variety of skills. Using sensory bins for theme based learning touches on various learning objectives.
Nature walks can inspire students with visual impairments to write about what they find.
Messy and Muddy: A Guide to Outdoor Play for Children with Vision Impairment
Activities in the classroom
Make areas of indoor learning by having a plant station where students can dig in dirt, make flower pots, plant seeds, and learn about a plant’s life cycle