Braille Bug

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Resource:Braille Bug
Provider:American Printing House for the Blind
Summary:Age Range: 8-12 (Grades 3-6, with parental supervision). This website from the American Printing House for the Blind was designed to teach sighted children about braille. With the aid of this site children will not only gain an understanding of the history and importance of braille as a language for the blind, but will also learn braille numbers and letters.
Description:When arriving at this colorful site, students can select from the following:

  • What is Braille? – Learn the ins and outs of reading and writing braille as well as print out a braille alphabet key.

  • Braille Resources – Download free student activity sheets and more

  • Games and Secret Messages - interactive activities that encourage students to interpret simulated braille letters, words, and numbers. See your name in braille, solve trivia, riddles and rhymes, jumbles, secret messages and more.

  • Louis Braille – Read the brief story of Louis Braille.

  • Helen Keller Kids Museum Online – Explore the timeline of Helen Keller's life.

In the bottom menu, visitors can Change Colors - Change the color of the text and background for easier viewing. Also learn about the American Printing House and more.

While this website’s target audience is students in grades 3-6, many of the activities can easily be adapted for younger and older students.
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C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Foreign Languages
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:8,9,10,11,12
Grades:3,4,5,6
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