Wooden 6-dots aid with figurines
The year of production: the second half of the 20th century
Dimensions: 14,5 x 22,5 x 15,5 cm
Donor: Elementary Boarding School for the Blind in Levoča
Wooden teaching aid for learning Braille alphabet for the youngest, mostly used in preparotory and first class.
The shapes of figurines and their placement within a full cell:
1st dot – a figurine
2nd dot – a vase
3rd dot – a bird
4th dot – a mushroom
5th dot – a tree
6th dot – a pear
By tipping of separate figurines pupils create concrete letters or numbers of Braille alphabet.
This teaching aid has been still used in United Boarding School in Levoča.