Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Braille Design of a Bird

Braille design of flying bird

This braille drawing of a bird in flight is a fun way to practice tactile discrimination skills, while also promoting braille literacy.  

 

Step-By-Step Instructions to Create Braille Drawing

  • Line 1: Space 3 times, make period, make “y”, make “for” 2 times, make “of”, make question mark, space 6 times, make “was”, make “with”, make “f”.
  • Line 2: Space 4 times, make period, make “y”, make “for” 4 times, make question mark, space 3 times, make “was”, make “for”, make “f”.
  • Line 3: Space 5 times, make “d”, make “er”, make “for” 4 times, make “of”, space 1 time, make “was”, make “for”, make “f”,  space 1 time, make “was”, make “were”, make question mark.
  • Line 4: Space 7 times, make “er”, make “for” 4 times, make “of”, space 3 times, make “was”, make “for” 3 times, make “of”,  make question mark.
  • Line 5: Space 4 times, make “of”, make “were” 3 times, make “with”, make “for” 4 times, make “of”, make “with”, make “for 3 times, make “f”.
  • Line 6: Space 5 times, make “er”, make “for” 10 times, make “q”.
  • Line 7: Space 6 times, make “d”, make “er”, make “for” 6 times, make “q”, make “f”.