Ideas for reading, learning and playing for blind and partially sighted children

“Your library provides a source of enjoyment, relaxation and learning for my child.”

Parent of library member, age 12

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Reading Ideas

The Story of Peppa Pig

Pre-School

Every toddler’s favourite pig and her family delightfully brought to life.

The Slightly Annoying Elephant

 

Picture Book

A hilarious tale, read by the author himself, with added sound effects.

Dinosaurs

Education and Leisure

Walk with dinosaurs on a thrilling journey through pre-historic times.

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Watch and Listen

Latest Discovery Hubs

Hougless Douglas

Wigwam

Living Paintings’ wonderful world of picture books for blind children.

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Super Transport

Roaring into the pit lane. All about trains, planes and automobiles.

Dinosaur display picture

Dinosaurs

Explore the thrilling pre-historic world of sauropods and raptors.

Education

Orca in the ocean with our tactile orca picture

Top books for teaching kids about the environment

Our top list of Living Paintings books with an environmental theme.

Snake and lizard images & tactiles

Wildlife books for Key Stage 2-3, 7-14 yrs

Go on a nature trail with our reading recommends.

Michael Recycle tactile image

Top books for kids for World Earth Day

Celebrate World Earth Day with our books with an environmental theme.

Top 5 signs of spring for all the senses

Enjoy this most lively of seasons, using all the five senses.

Activities and Play

Stick Man book open on the park page with a tactile picture of Stick Man and the dog and the snail

Stick Man – a sensory journey

Stick Man’s multi-sensory adventure!

Jasper's Beanstalk Living Picture Book tactile

Half-term reading & activities: The Get Gardening Collection

Encourage kids to explore the garden.

Mars bar rocket in solar system

Mars Bar chocolate cake

A space themed gooey sticky treat!

photo of cress heads

Half-term activity: Grow a cress head

A simple and easy gardening activity for little green fingers!

Highlights

Orca in the ocean with our tactile orca picture

Top books for teaching kids about the environment

Our top list of Living Paintings books with an environmental theme.

Photo of the International Space Station (Wikipedia)

Tim Peake and the International Space Station

Blind kids can explore space with our tactile and audio books!

British Wildflowers pack shot

The best of garden show season

Experience the wonder of gardens through time

Double Alaskan rainbow

Tactile and audio interactive science guides

A fantastic range of Touch to See books for young blind people.

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