[Art_beyond_sight_theory_and_research] Squid and friends
fnugg at online.no
Fri May 21 11:05:40 UTC 2010
A bit more from APH that thought might be of interest.
Would like to hear from anyone that has used Quick-Draw paper mentioned
1. Squid tactile activity magazine issue 1-6 age : 5 and up
(sorry about the long link- can instead go to APH and enter Squid in
2. Setting the Stage for Tactile Understanding Kit: 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.
3. Teaching Touch Kit
/Teaching Touch/ helps parents or teachers encourage young children
(ages 4 to 7 years) who are blind to become active explorers and readers
of tactile graphics. Uses real stories to bring important points to life.
Various skills that contribute to exploration and appreciation of
tactile graphics are addressed in the included booklet. These include:
use of symbols
4. DRAFTSMAN Tactile Drawing Board
A versatile tactile drawing board used in combination with special film
and a stylus to create instant raised-line images. Intended for a wide
audience, such as students, teachers, parents, and adults with
blindness, the DRAFTSMAN can be used for:
5. Quick-Draw Paper
Create instant tactile graphics that are useful for a wide variety of
art, orientation & mobility, diagramming, and educational activities.
Simply draw on paper surface with a water-based marker and the lines
will swell instantly and become tactile. Lets children, students, and
adults be the creators of their own tactile pictures with immediate
Includes 10 sheets of 8 1/2 x 11 inch Quick-Draw^(TM) Paper,
instructions in large print, and two water-based markers.
6. Rolling Right Along Construction Kit
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