[blindkid] advent calendar

Traci Wilkerson traci.mwd at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 02:23:07 UTC 2014


We just put the braille numbers on one they pick out.  They are happy just
to get the chocolate piece out everyday!

Traci

On Tue, Nov 11, 2014 at 8:38 PM, Rita Bloxom via blindkid <
blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:

> Ok so I looked at the playmobil ones and they are nice. I can do the
> braille labels no problem. I guess my question was not really for
> accesibility but the one requiring the least amount of adaptations, or
> which would be most tactually stimulating/ interesting. I have never had
> the joy of such a calendar when I was young so I don't have a personal
> preference. Paul, my son, asked for one last Christmas after seing it on
> Calliou.
> Sent from my NOOK
>
>
> Brandy with Discovery Toys via blindkid <blindkid at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>
>
> I would get the advent calendar that you would like secular or religious,
> and add the numbers 1-25 to each box. I'd be happy to Braille the numbers
> and pop them in the mail to you.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: blindkid [mailto:blindkid-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Allison
> Hilliker via blindkid
> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 5:58 PM
> To: Rita Barrett; Blind Kid Mailing List, (for parents of blind children)
> Subject: Re: [blindkid] advent calendar
>
> Hi,
>
> Unfortunately, I don't think there are any Braille advent calendars out
> there available for purchase. Where are you located? Perhaps someone in
> your
> local NFB chapter might be willing to Braille a regular advent calendar for
> you. I know that if a local parent came to me asking for a Braille advent
> calendar my chapter would find someone to take that on. I suspect most
> local
> chapters would.
>
> Just a thought.
>
> Allison
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: blindkid [mailto:blindkid-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Rita
> Barrett via blindkid
> Sent: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 12:17 PM
> To: Blind Kid Mailing List (for parents of blind children)
> Subject: [blindkid] advent calendar
>
> I have been searching online with very little success, I am not very crafty
> and I don't have much free time or I would just make one but I am looking
> for an accessible advent calendar for my 4yr. old son.  Any tips or
> suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
>
> Thanks, Rita
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