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Discover the three pre-braille categories

Overview of Pre-Braille Manipulation activities.

The teaching materials are meant as suggestions for getting started with LEGO Braille Bricks.

Each activity can be varied in the level of difficulty according to the child’s motivation and level of knowledge about braille.

Each child is different and it is important to work and play with the bricks with respect to the child’s development stage.

The activities are divided into:

Pre-braille activities

Drawings of bricks illustrating the three categories of braille categories

Braille activities

Drawings of bricks illustrating the three categories of pre-braille categories

With pre-braille and braille activities it is possible to work with multiple academic and visual impairment skills.

Let’s have a look at the three pre-braille categories

” Manipulation”. Discover and get used to the bricks, learn how to handle, assemble and put them on the base plate.

“Orientation”. Learn how to position the bricks on the base plate and be aware that their orientation is important.

“Constellation”. Discover the braille cell and how studs are arranged in two columns. Learn how to differentiate the studs.

Clicking on a category card, for example, “Manipulation”, brings up numerous specific activities for this category. Each activity card includes an activity phase drawing with a brief explanation. Clicking the card leads to the activity sheet.

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Move to the next step and discover the first category of pre-braille activities: “Manipulation”.

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