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

Material: wood

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.