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Use this simple recipe for a perfect holiday activity to develop memory skills and independence.
Making crayons the child can use after the activity is finished is a rewarding and motivating experience.
Real object materials make this multi-sensory project fun for kids of all sight levels to enjoy for days.
A community setting is a perfect place to practice social skills while linking real life and classroom lessons.
Students will enjoy the edible reward of their hard work while learning basic science principles!
What is it like to be an oceanographer at sea who is blind?
Adapt your summer lesson plans and activities with these cross-curriculum ideas.
This cooking project can be used as a simple activity or expanded to include multiple skills and goals.
Use real objects to make your own games for practicing matching, scanning and following directions.
Break down the concept of time into manageable steps using tangible objects to promote better understanding.
Use meaningful language and tangible symbols to create an accessible schedule calendar.
These little red berries are full of sensory fun that can be incorporated into many classroom activities!
Stocking shelves or refilling snack bins is a great way to teach many skills through a single activity.
Birdsong is at its peak in spring, and the Perkins campus is a great place to hear a wide variety of bird sounds.
It's not complicated when you follow these organization tips for a weekly pizza parlor in your class!
Kids will enjoy giving and receiving these tangible Valentines, perfect for building holiday concepts.
Cook s'mores for a snack while learning the science behind it with this solar oven.
This science fair experiment by a student who is blind demonstrates how sound travels through water.
Perkins School for the Blind secondary student Jake Pine shares his science fair research experiment: How Does a Water Wheel Change Water to Electrical Energy?
Perkins School for the Blind student shares his science fair experiment testing what will happen to boiling water after adding salt.
A student from Perkins School for the Blind looks at how dolphins communicate with each other.
Simple hands-on science experiment for students with multiple disabilities to discover whether materials sink or float
This lesson examines oppression through physical activity and the annotation of poem. It focuses on making the lesson accessible to VI student.
This lesson is a review of the three branches of government in preparation for a test on Checks and Balances.
An overview of soundscapes, including how to capture them, and their educational value for students who are blind or visually impaired
This ELA lesson poses challenges for students with visual impairments because of the independent walking around the classroom viewing things hanging on the wall.
Activity for students who are blind or visually impaired to lean about what materials stop water from flowing.
With the arrival of spring, our thoughts turn toward planting.
Students who are blind and visually impaired explore how much water plants need to live, and how much water seeds need to sprout.
In this activity students develop an understanding of the needs of a plant.
Help children understand the importance of planning organization and sequencing during this activity!
Explore the natural world with an active hands-on sensory hunt for various plants.
This hands-on experiment examines the effects of acid rain on plants.
Assessment and the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the implications for teachers of students with visual impairments (TVIs) and others working with students who are blind or visually impaired.
Accessible Science posts for students who are blind or visually impaired are now available in Arabic.
This hands-on science experiment is designed to help students with visual impairments to understand the effects of an earthquake on a flooded area.
How does excess carbon dioxide in the air impact coral reefs?
Hands-on experiment to teach children with visual impairments about changing liquids to solids
There are many accessible audio CD sets on the market designed to teach bird sounds.
Why do birds make all those pretty sounds, especially in the spring? Is it because they are happy that the weather will soon turn warm?
Hands-on activity for younger students who are blind or visually impaired or with multiple disabilities to help with understanding of nutrition.
Birding, or what was once commonly known as bird watching, refers to observation and identification of birds in their natural habitats.
كيف يمكن لطالب يعاني من الإعاقة البصرية المشاركة في معرض العلوم؟ تُعقد معارض العلوم بشكل تقليدي في فصل الربيع في العديد من المدارس. يبدأ اختيار الموضوعات وتنفيذ التجارب بمجرد بدء العام الدراسي...
You may have now, or will have in the future, a student with a visual disability in your classroom. Where do you turn for help and support?
Since the fall of 2006, Perkins has been part of a collaboration with the world renowned Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
This activity gives students an opportunity to use the engineering design process
Students who are visually impaired learn the technique of letterpress printing.
Hands-on activity to introduce density to students who are blind or visually impaired.
This activity differentiates between qualitative and quantitative observations and practices data collection.
The models used in this activity enable all students to create an accurate representation of plant cell structure.