Setting the Stage for Tactile Understanding: "Making Tactile Pictures Make Sense"

Making Tactile Pictures Make Sense
This set of tangible items and activities assists young tactile readers in making the transition from the exploration of real objects to the interpretation of two-dimensional representations, both in thermoformed formats and simple raised-line illustrations. A 3-dimensional house model aids with advanced understanding of scale and perspective. Includes:
  • Large Print Guidebook (Braille Guidebook available separately)
  • 12 real objects
  • 12 thermoformed cards depicting real objects
  • 12 raised-line cards depicting the real objects
  • 12 black-line masters of the real objects
  • 1 activity sorting tray with loop material backing
  • 3 black tray divider cards
  • 1 three-dimensional house model
  • 20 tactile correct/incorrect house matching cards
  • 1 package of Crayola Model Magic
  • 1 package of Wikki-Stix
  • Carrying case
Recommended ages: 5 years and up. WARNING: Choking Hazard -- Small Parts. Not intended for children ages 5 and under without adult supervision.

Complete Kit:
Catalog Number: 1-08853-00

Optional Item:

Braille Guidebook:
Catalog Number: 5-08853-00

Replacement Item:

Large Print Guidebook:
Catalog Number: 7-08853-00
Click this link to purchase Setting the Stage for Tactile Understanding Kit: Making Tactile Pictures Make Sense.

American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.
1839 Frankfort Avenue
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 6085
Louisville, Kentucky 40206-0085
Toll Free: 800-223-1839
Phone: 502-895-2405
Fax: 502-899-2274
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