Sensory play is so important for young, learning minds. Though sensory play children are allowed to safely explore new materials and reinforce concepts through their five senses. As a child plays in a sensory bin, their sense of touch is awakened, as is the sense of sound, sight and even scent. (Some sensory bins are even taste safe or edible, too)!
PAMIS have pulled together a factsheet document on facilities that may be of interest in the Greater Glasgow and Clyde area.
You can do some arts and crafts in your house or garden, but if you can’t be bothered cleaning up the mess afterward, there are plenty of cafes or libraries that offers arts and crafts opportunities.
Kids love animals - who doesn’t? However don’t think you have to go to Edinburgh zoo. There are plenty of farms or children’s zoos about, and most of them have the opportunity to pet some of the animals.
Glasgow has some fantastic museums that are fun for children with visual impairment as they are very hands on. Here are some of our favourites which we have visited. Let us know what you like in your area.