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

Success Stories

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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.

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Dinosaurs

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

Education

Science museum events for visually impaired

Science Museum fun day for VI families

On January 21 the Science Museum is holding a day of free family events for visually impaired visitors

Bayeux Tapestry

Every picture tells a story, collection for 11+ years

Revealing stories in our Touch to See art collection

Spot and mum

Preschool learning resource, Spot’s Big Book of Maths

Ideas for activities and further reading to support your VI child

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From the tree to your fruit bowl

Learn about the distances various foods take, from producer to consumer.

Activities and Play

Science museum events for visually impaired

Science Museum fun day for VI families

On January 21 the Science Museum is holding a day of free family events for visually impaired visitors

Bug hotel

Build a Bug Hotel!

Make your garden a haven for wildlife this summer

Memory box

A Summer Memory Box

A fun and creative idea for saving your treasured holiday memories

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Colour Connections

Learn how artists use colour and create your own canvas

Highlights

DNA

New science titles for young people!

A fantastic new range of Touch to See books for young people about all things scientific.

Portrait of William Harvey

Factsheet – William Harvey

Field of science: Anatomy (body) and physiology

Portrait of Charles Darwin

Factsheet – Charles Darwin

Field of science: Evolution

Portrait of Hippocrates from Linden, Magni Hippocratis, 1665

Factsheet – Hippocrates

Field of science: Medicine

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