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

Pre-School

Learning for little ones with lovable pup Spot the Dog.

Stick Man book open on the park page with a tactile picture of Stick Man and the dog and the snail

 

Picture Book

Join Stick Man on an adventure through the seasons in this modern classic.

Science Experiments

Education and Leisure

Discover the weird and wonderful world of science.

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Watch and Listen

Latest Discovery Hubs

Wigwam

Living Paintings’ wonderful world of tactile picture books for blind children.

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Science Alive!

Discovering the weird and wonderful world around us.

Dinosaur display picture

Dinosaurs

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

Education

Tactile picture of a punk singer (from ABC UK)

Great tactile books about music for blind children

The world of music at your fingertips!

Science Experiments

Blind kids get hands-on with science – NEW book out now!

Shining a light on science for blind children

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Science Alive! books get blind children curious about science

Curriculum-led books for home and school

Library member Theo doing the charm a paper snake experiment

New tactile science book for blind kids COMING SOON!

Shining a light on science for blind children

Activities and Play

Mole tactile picture

Best tactile books for blind children to enjoy this Easter

Our pick of books for the spring school holidays

Top 10 fun science facts for kids

Wow your friends, parents and teachers!

The band tactile and book page from Rapunzel

Seventies-inspired dressing-up fun!

Our latest Living Picture Book is full of fabulous costume inspiration

An illustration of Winnie-the-Pooh holding a honeypot and surrounded by bees. On the right is our tactile version of the image created in white plastic.

A multi-sensory exhibition about Winnie-the-Pooh

Head to the V&A for an exploration of one of the world’s most lovable literary characters

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