Images via the University of Colorado, Boulder

This is so cool! The Tactile Picture Books Project at the University of Colorado, Boulder is producing 3-D printed picture books for blind children. "Our focus is really looking at children who are in the stages of emergent literacy … and how can parents help create an experience to help children understand that books contain knowledge and develop a comfort with feeling books and feeling the environment," says researcher Abigail Stangl.

Read the whole story here.

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