Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Home > Braille

Braille Strategies

Share a Strategy

Do you have a Strategy to share? Please Log-In or Sign-Up to post a new Strategy! 

Click here to learn about Applying for Continuing Education Credit.

Click here for Step-by-Step Instructions to post a new strategy for credit.

Below are strategies posts related to Braille.

Two boys sitting on rug holding their calendars

Making an Advent Calendar Accessible

Make your Advent calendar accessible to children who are blind or deafblind this Christmas using braille.
Braille design examples

"Just for Fun" Braille Designs

Find out what size paper you need to make braille designs.
Tree of Thanks

Tree of Thanks

This Thanksgiving craft give students with visual impairments and other special needs the chance to write about what they are thankful for.
Cleaning supplies

Incorporating Writing and the ECC through Interviewing

Interviewing others is a great way to practice ECC skills, such as career exploration, while also developing writing skills.
Turkey jars

Thankful Turkey Jar

Thanksgiving craft activity for kids who are blind, deafblind, low vision or with other special needs focusing on what they are thankful for
colorful letters in a pile

Make Your Own Braille Word Search Puzzles!

Learn how to make your own braille word search puzzle!
Spaghetti braille

Spaghetti Braille Game: Dot 5 Contractions for Dual Media Learners

Dual media learners can have fun practicing dot 5 braille contractions with this spaghetti-themed file folder game!
different textures represent different layers of the Earth

Layers of the Earth Tactile Graphics

Tactile graphics with braille labels help to make a science activity about the layers of the Earth accessible to students who are blind, deafblind or visually impaired.
Tactile Book of Endangered Animals-there is a whale floating in the sea on the cover of the book

Tactile Book of Endangered Animals

A tactile book of endangered species is adapted for students who are blind, low vision or deafblind, using braille and tactile illustrations.
Tactile Halloween Tic-Tac-Toe

Tactile Halloween Tic-Tac-Toe

This accessible tactile tic tac toe game is a fun Halloween activity for students who are blind or visually impaired!
Spooky Halloween pumpkins

Halloween Maze

A Halloween-themed board game for braille readers to practice contractions and other braille symbols.
A teenage boy reading a page of braille

Maintaining Braille Skills Using a Daily Journal for an English Language Learner

Using a daily journal to help an English Language Learner (ELL) maintain braille skills through the summer
Liam reading the name tags on the organization bench

Organizing Bench to Promote Independent Living Skills

Promote independent living skills and braille literacy through an organizer bench at home or school
Brailler with color-coded stars

Braille Chart for Sighted Classmates Learning Braille Visually

This fun hands-on activity is a great way to help sighted classmates learn about the braille code!
Reading braille cards

Braille Matching Game: Supporting Braille Objectives

This braille matching game is a fun way to practice braille contractions and to promote braille literacy!
Secret braille code

Secret Code Braille

Promote braille literacy with this Secret Code Braille activity!
Traction Man bucket

Traction Man and the Beach Odyssey

Extend the multi-sensory learning activities for the Traction Man book!
Interactive volcano bulletin board

Interactive Earth Science Tactile Bulletin Board

Create your own interactive tactile bulletin board for students with visual impairments!
Examples of braille reversals

Scratching Your Head with Braille Reversals?

Ideas for braille students who reverse letters or who may be dyslexic.
Bedtime objects

Stories about Routines with Beginning Braille Readers

Stories about routine events from their lives can help to promote braille literacy among preschool children who are blind or visually impaired.