ERIC Number: ED204930
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Games and Toys for Blind Children in Preschool Age.
Pielasch, Helmut, Ed.; And Others
The booklet, a contribution to the International Year of the Child, is intended to help parents enhance the development and education of their blind preschoolers. Parent-child interaction games to promote manual dexterity and sense of touch, listening skills and social communication, mobility, comprehension of the physical environment, artistic creativity, and independence are explained and illustrated with numerous photographs. The text is presented in English, French, German, and Russian. Chapters have the following titles and authors: "Importance of Playing for the Development of the Blind Child" (F. Tonkovic); "Toys for Blind Children" (M. Desmerger); "Improved Touch and Attentive Listening" (T. Duren); "Playing and Movement" (L. Zeuthen); "Doll's Mummy, Doctor, Salesman" (L. Solntseva); "Going by Railway or Motorcar..." (L. Solntseva); "Modelling, Building, Moulding" (M. Jaedicke); "A Picture Book for Blind Children" (W. Fromm); "Card Games, Games Played on a Board, and Games of Dice" (M. Desmerger); and "Playing to Give a Helping Hand" (F. Tonkovic). (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: World Council for the Welfare of the Blind, Stockholm (Sweden).