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Teaching Place Value to Blind Students Using a Tactile Graphical Organizer

July 18th, 2017|1 Comment

Here is a super method for teaching place value to kids who are blind. Math activities for blind students are some of my favorite lessons to plan! I used a

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How to Encourage Independence Skills Using Toys and Puzzles

May 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Madilyn never really cared for puzzles when she was younger. Being blind, if it didn't make a sound, she took zero interest in it. And yes, some puzzles have audio, but they don't usually

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Stimulate the Senses with Mulled Cider Recipe for Kids

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Making your own batch of mulled cider is a fun family or classroom activity incorporating all of the senses! Feel the orange slices and cinnamon sticks. Smell the fragrant fall aroma floating in the air. Listen

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Braille Advent Calendar

November 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Make your own braille advent calendar to celebrate the holiday season every day leading up to Christmas morning! This braille advent calendar was designed for children with visual impairments and can be adapted with print numbers

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Foam Sticker Math Activity for Blind Students

November 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Last year I purchased a huge container of Halloween foam stickers for Madilyn. We still had over half left this year after sharing with her classmates, using them as rewards and other

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Grow a Pumpkin in a Pumpkin!

October 24th, 2016|0 Comments

'Grow a Pumpkin' Guest post by Amber Bobnar, Fall is a great time for sensory activities and to explore the traditions of the holidays – like pumpkins! We go to the café and smell