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PURPOSE: To introduce children and those in their environment to braille by creating a personalized bag.
MATERIALS USED: A blank tote, Puffy iron-on letters, Puffy paint.
1. Following manufacturer's directions, iron on the print alphabet letters on the bag. Make sure to leave enough space for the braille letters above.
2.Next, use puffy paint to make braille dots above each print letter. If you're unfamiliar with the braille alphabet, you can download a Braille Alphabet & Numbers sheet by visiting:
3. You can also personalize your bag by adding your child's name in print and braille on the other side.
Ways to Adapt this Activity:
Once you've got the technique down, you can braille just about anything, from blankets to table cloths.
Cost of Materials
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