Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Sensory/Tactile Activities for students with Visual Impairments


A few weeks ago I posted my classroom reveal.


Today I'm going to be starting a mini-series on sensory/tactile related activities, transition markers and more! I have 3 students with visual impairments.  With the help of our district Physical and Occupational Therapists we have tried to create a variety of activities and experiences for the students to participate in.  Today I will be showing you our sensory board and one of my sensory books. Next week I will be sharing our Black Light area (which will be finished this week) and on the 3rd week of the mini-series I will share some amazing online sources I have found to be very helpful in creating all of my activities.



Here is a quick video of the sensory board & sensory book:




Sensory Board Supplies can be found at-

  • Peg Board
  • Zip Ties (zip tie boards together & zip tie objects onto board)
  • Elastic (tie objects onto pegboard)
  • Velcro (Velcro board to table)
Sensory Book Supplies can be found at-



1 comment:

  1. love the sensory board on a pegboard! I have been using slant boards with velcro, and as you can imagine, that doesn't always work well. Will be going out for pegboard this weekend!!! Thanks for sharing.

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