A-Z Panels are tactile puzzles designed to teach letters and numbers and enhance fine motor skills for individuals with physical, cognitive or sensory disabilities. This puzzle helps children to master letter shapes and sequence with tall letters that fit into a square frame. The high contrasting colors (blue on yellow and yellow on blue) are ideal for children with low vision. It also encourages the development of organizational skills ans promotes fine hand movement and manipulation. There are
Activity Kit for the Visually Impaired is intended for individuals with visual impairments. The items in this kit emphasize concrete experiences through touch and hearing thereby increasing tactile skills and perception. Kit includes: Aromatherapy Fan, Chunky Tic Tac Toe, Kaleidoscope Blocks (Set of 13), Magic Jinn, Rainbow Shaker, Sound Balls (2), Tether Ball, Thinking Putty, and Wikki Stix
The Baby Block Walker is a motor planning skill activity and tactile puzzle designed to encourage fine and gross motor training as well as enhance matching and sorting skills for children with physical, cognitive and sensory disabilities. The toddler walker is shaped like a small car with four wheels and has a large handle and wide base for stability. The car has a peek-a-boo door, shape sorter and brightly colored different shaped blocks. It is designed to encourage exploration and freedom of m
Baby's First Blocks is a visual stimulation and fine motor training activity designed to teach cause and effent and enhance eye hand coordination for children with visual, physical or cognitive disabilities. It is a set of twelve blocks in three different shapes which comes in a canister with a shape sorter top. Each block is brightly colored to enhance visual stimulation. It not only introduces the child to shapes, but also helps to develop finger and hand skills.
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype educational game/toy to assist in sighted, visually-impaired, and blind individuals to learn Braille characters. The prototype, be-B: Braille Education Ball was created for and entered in Game Changers Competition for global game design held by DESIGN 21. The be-B: Braille Education Ball is a method for both blind and sighted users to learn the Braille system using a challenging and educational game. The be-B consists of a ball and 26 magne
---- PROTOTYPE --------- PURPOSE: To create a prototype of the traditional Rubik Cube toy using only Braille characters for individuals with visual impairment and/or blindness. A previous version created by a Yanko designer used textures; however, in this Braille-only version the colors are embossed and include green, blue, red, yellow, white, and pink. This device is a wonderful concept which allows users to learn Braille and/or just have a good time playing a classic game from the 1980s. TITL
The Crepe Puzzle Construction Set is a puzzle set designed for use by children with neurological or fine motor disabilities. These puzzles offer tactile sensation and come complete with assembly patterns and storage trays. The Construction Set includes a dump truck, a backhoe, a bulldozer, and a cement truck. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 8.25 X 11.5 inches.
The Crepe Puzzle Nature Set is a puzzle set designed for use by children with neurological or fine motor disabilities. These puzzles offer tactile sensation and come complete with assembly patterns and storage trays. The Nature Set includes a butterfly, a bug, a bird and a fish. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 8.25 X 11.5 inches.
The Crepe Puzzle Transportation Set is a puzzle set designed for use by children with neurolological disabilities. These puzzles provide tactile sensation and come complete with assembly patterns and storage trays. The Transportation Set includes a plane, a train, a helicopter, and a fire truck. DIMENSIONS(LxW): 8.25 X 11.5 inches.
--- DO IT YOURSELF ENTRY --------- PURPOSE: To create a do-it-yourself (DIY) tactile Rubik's cube for individuals who are blind or have low vision. Step 1: Remove all color stickers on a Rubik's cube except for the orange side. Tweezers may be used for for this step. Step 2: Prepare all the tactile items by cutting the items into 0.625-inch squares. Step 3: Using the hot glue gun, glue like items to each of the five available sides (i.e. glue all the green felt squares to one side of the cube) s
Edushape Link-a-Shape foam blocks improve logic and reasoning ability and develop hand-eye coordination. Squares, rectangles, circular and hexagon shapes have printed surfaces which fit together to create endless 3D abstract creations. DIMENSIONS: 5 inches length x 5 inches width x 12 inches height. CAPACITY: Children of 18 months to 3 years. WEIGHT: 8 ounces shipping weight. COLOR: Multiple. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
The Farm Touch and Feel Puzzle is a tactile puzzle designed for use by children with neurological or learning disabilities or low vision. This puzzle features a farm yard scene with pieces shaped like animals such as a sheep, a cow, a horse, a chicken, and ducks. Each animal has a textured area that feels like the animal (such as wool or feathers). This puzzle encourages eye-hand, fine motor, and sensory discrimination skills. DIMENSIONS (LxWxH): 11.8 x 8.9 x 0.3 inches. WEIGHT: 9.6 ounces.
The Pentomino Puzzle helps children learn geometric and spatial concepts through play with these large 4-color puzzle pieces. Each piece has a different color on each side.
Fuzzy Puzzles are tactile puzzles designed for use by children with neurological, fine motor, perceptual, and visual disabilities. These handcrafted wooden puzzles have four slightly raised pieces with soft, fuzzy material on each and brightly-painted backgrounds. Available puzzles (each sold separately) include farm, pets, or jungle.
Geometro: Student Workbook Kit is designed for children with low vision. The Student Workbook Kit for Geometro is designed for students in the elementary grades, and revolves around three kinds of tasks: familiarizing students with various 3-D solids and their general properties, helping students grasp the difficult concepts of how 3-D solids relate to their 2-D representations, and, helping students understand how 3-D objects are made with 2-D objects.
Getting To Know You is a social skills/awareness curriculum for grades K-12 in which blind and visually impaired students and sighted students interact and get to know each other.
Lace & Link is a tactile alphabet puzzle designed to encourage sequencing knowledge while teaching matching and sorting for individuals who have physical, visual or cognitive disabilities. The crepe rubber letters with frames link only to the next succeeding letter, or uppercase to lowercase of the same letter. The washable letters can also be placed on the floor, as a jumping or stepping game. The textured, hole-punched letters can be recognized by feel, or laced to reinforce letter shape
The Magic Loop is a 3-dimensional arrangement of fine wire loops interwoven with brightly colored beads that can be manipulated into many different shapes. Use as a fidget activity or work on motor planning skills. SIZES: One size. DIMENSIONS: 3 inches length x 2.8 inches width x 0.4 inches depth. WEIGHT: 0.3 ounces. COLOR: Variety. WARRANTY/GUARANTEE: As stated by the manufacturer.
The Primer Pak, model LR-2117, is a set of eye hand coordination activities designed for use by children with physical or neurological disabilities. The set includes a crepe rubber alphabet puzzle, four Fit-A-Space Discs with shapes for stringing, three chipboard shapes with tipped laces for lacing and tracing, and 25 rubber octagon pieces for construction, with a carrying and storage bag. DIMENSIONS: The alphabet puzzle is 8 inches square, and the carrying case is 9 inches square.
With Puzzlelations, Children are introduced to geometric and spatial concepts through play with these big triangle-shaped puzzle pieces to make tessalations. The set includes large 4-color puzzle pieces, each side with a different color. Sixteen pieces in total, four different colors.
Setting the Stage is designed for children with low vision. Setting the Stage is a set of tangible items and activities that assists young tactile readers in making the transition from the exploration of real objects to the interpretation of two-dimensional representations, both in thermoformed formats and simple raised-line illustrations. A 3-dimensional house model aids with advanced understanding of scale and perspective.
The Size Match Puzzle is a tactile puzzle designed to encourage problem solving while teaching matching and sorting for individuals who have physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The colorful puzzle is also visually stimulating for individuals with low vision. Four basic shapes and variations of each add up to this puzzle's 12 challenging shapes. Children are introduced to shapes and learn matching and organizational skill development.
The Size Match Puzzle is a tactile puzzle designed to encourage problem solving while teaching matching and sorting for individuals who have physical, sensory or cognitive disabilities. The colorful puzzle is also visually stimulating for individuals with low vision. It has triangles, squares, circles and rectangles in small, medium and large sizes. Children are introduced to shapes and learn matching and organizational skill development.
Sudoku Touch is a tactile and large print math puzzle designed for use by people who are blind or have low vision. This accessible sudoku game consists of a birchwood game board with a plastic grid of 81 squares (9 rows of 9 squares), tiles with braille and large, bold text labels, and a storage drawer for the tiles under the game board. Sudoku Touch includes 40 puzzles, ranging in difficulty from easy to hard, and a solutions guide. Users set up a puzzle and then place the tiles to complete the
The Tootsietoy Big Colored Wood Blocks is a tactile puzzle designed to provide visual stimulation and encourage eye hand coordination and fine motor skills for children with cognitive or sensory disabilities. The 28 piece wood block set includes ten different shpes in five bright colors. It also stimulate creative plau through planning and building.
The U.S. Puzzle Map, model 1-01140-00, is a tactile map and educational puzzle designed for teaching U.S. geography to children who are blind or have low vision. This take-apart political topographical map of the United States has a lightweight frame and colorful pieces representing individual states. Features include tactile mountains, rivers, and state capitals; incised state boundaries; state name abbreviations in braille; tactile latitude and longitude lines; finger holes for easy removal of