It can be challenging for people to decide what they can gift to kids with visual impairments. There are plenty of options available in toys and games that are meant specially for blind kids. Looks of a toy is not much of significance to the child who is visually impaired. Instead, you can search for the toys which can focus more on multi-sensory appeal with different textures, smell, and sounds. Here are some toys and games that you can purchase for blind kids.
Feelif is a tactile tablet for visually impaired kids which combines features of the Samsung tablet with a tactile surface which can create a new learning experience for kids. It features vibrations and built-in screenreaders to create tactile information for the blind.
AplhaBraille is an interesting braille bot which helps visually impaired children in learning braille alphabet. It offers 26 puzzle pieces that can be inserted into a device which reads the piece and plays matching ABC songs for the letter on the piece.
Wooden braille blocks
Little Sapling Toys make these high-quality wooden braille blocks and other wooden toys. These alphabet blocks are a great learning experience for bling kids while they can also enjoy building the blocks. The wood quality and finishing is top quality, making it a perfect choice for gifting to kids.
Light stacks are similar to legos but are made with inbuilt lighting. The blocks can interlock with each other and illuminate when they are connected either to a power base. They are effective in creating hand-eye coordination, tactile stimulation, and visual stimulation. It is a great gift for children who have a cortical visual impairment.
Braille learning doll
This special doll was first designed by a teacher who wanted to teach braille to his students. There are six buttons on the doll’s stomach which can be pressed to form braille letters. It is an engaging doll which appeals to the tactile and visual senses of kids. The doll has a traditional rag structure, which makes it a perfect soft toy.
Drum therapy kit
This drum therapy kit allows visually impaired children to learn drums in a safe environment. This learning instrument can help the kids in developing discipline, recollection, and communication skills. The kit also has an instruction manual which makes learning easier with the help of a guardian or teacher. It enhances hand-eye coordination while also improving the auditory skills and visual senses.
These special markets can help the visually impaired kids in many ways. Every market has a unique colour which is identified in braille. The kids can recognize the colours easily with touch. The markets are also easy to grab and use. This toy helps the kids to learn about colours and also enhances their creativity. The markets are safe for all age groups, and the ink does not leak or dry off if left without the cap.