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LEGO Braille Bricks Activity Template

Understand the different sections in each activity sheet.

Each activity sheet has the same template, which includes eight different sections:

  1. At the top of the page, you will see the title, an average time to do the activity and the number of participants required. Photos are provided and show implementation examples, for those who like to quickly visualize the activity.

  2. Let’s play is the only section directly addressed to the students. For those with little experience teaching or caring for children with visual impairment, written adaptive directions are provided. Of course, you are free to adapt and modify the text as you wish.

  3. How to prepare is basically the list of « ingredients » needed for the activity. A proposed brick selection is for easy/medium difficulty.

  4. Facilitation tips allows to support children with visual impairment, encourage their engagement, creativity and adapt the activity to their needs and skills.

  5. The next section contains Possible variations, making the activity easier, or open to more complex ideas.

  6. Children will develop these holistic skills is a list of skills specifically targeted in this activity. Usually, there is one skill in each of the 5 domains. Clicking on one of the icons directs you to the complete list of the corresponding domain.

  7. Did you know contains key messages about learning through play and teaching braille.

  8. Finally, you will find options for Download and print. You can download the activities in .docx and modify freely to fit your practice and your students.

illustration of all eight sections

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Learning through Play with LEGO® Braille Bricks

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