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Develop tactile object identification through a variety of games to practice the skill for independent living.
Increase independence of identifying and locating people in room using a sound localization game.
Practice pre-braille skills including tactile discrimination, sorting, and object identification in this simple game!
A simple game of catch can be adapted in many ways to work on motor skills and O&M.
Building models of molecules provides a tactile way to understand the shape of a molecule.
Teach students to select named objects through object discrimination skills and searching techniques.
Learning about how communities work helps children understand more about the world around them.
Use an immediate reinforcer to encourage attention to a presented light source.
Students who are blind learn about hand tools.
This hands-on science activity is designed to teach students who are blind or visually impaired about mixtures and solutions.
Start with the concept of right and left as an important foundational skill for orientation and mobility.
Build confidence and independence while taking part in school organizations with appropriate tasks.
Learn how to choose appropriate foods and packages for safety and independence!
Establish an understanding of time as applied to clocks, daily schedules and duration of activities.
Children will have fun practicing motor skills during this special "Simon Says" game!
A game of object "Hide & Seek" reinforces social skills and tactile discrimination skills.
Use audio recordings of familiar voices to make a fun auditory discrimination guessing game!
Give descriptive clues to help children practice inference of familiar places and settings.
Determine whether light can be used as an effective reinforcer for a student with low vision.
Practice packing a toiletries bag to work on problem solving, fine motor and vocational skills.
Imitate jumping animals for a fun game to stimulate the vestibular system!
Practice fine motor and tactile discrimination skills during this money math activity.
Use an adapted daily calendar to reinforce the concept of time through the school year.
Children use their bodies and a box as tread to practice crawling and gross motor skills.
Being able to count and sort coins has a number of uses in daily life.
Promote the classroom community with these ideas of simple jobs in the classroom!
Use the beat of a drum as an adapted "Red Light, Green Light" game for listening skills!
Practice object identification through tactile and visual cues adapted for the individual student.
Students learn shapes based on real objects to form tactile discrimination, math and language skills.
Use a texture box to work on descriptive and positional language and texture identification!
Smell and taste are often motivating reinforcers for children with visual impairments!
Students learn to react appropriately when their names are called within a group setting.
Students use familiar activities to practice sequencing skills using expressive language.
Incorporating pretend play can often be a great motivator for working on simple goals and tasks!
Students can practice prevocational skills and responsibility through on-campus jobs.
A repetitive drum game encourages children to listen and copy the rhythm.
Help students develop a stronger sense of self through this critical thinking activity.
Explore the senses while making cards of a variety of scents, textures, colors and sounds.
Encourage students who do not yet speak to vocalize meaningfully with these ideas!
A tactile object schedule can help children with transitions throughout the day.
Incorporate songs and movement into group activities for enhanced sensory participation!
Practice dressing up in costumes or everyday clothes to encourage body awareness!
Real tactile objects are used in this hands-on sequencing activity for students with multiple disabilities.
Practice relative position concepts and following instructions in a group with this activity!
Sort and package buttons to practice sequencing, planning and categorizing skills.
Real objects bring stories to life and help children build true comprehension of characters and more!
Take a sensory break with these movement song activities for groups!
Introduce counting throughout the day with these simple ideas!
Practice listening and gross motor skills with this adapted movement song!
Vary the tempo and dynamics to help students improve gross motor skills with song!