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TAP&PAT / Visual-tactile book


Play is essential to children’s development-it contributes to their cognitive,physical,social and emotional well-being.And all children have the right to play.TAP& PAT is a large,cuddly book which comes with a set of 3D shapes thought for children with and without visual/motor impairments.The pages are made of different materials and can be separated and stuck back together with Velcro so the book can become a play quilt.Some pages have pockets and different types of fastening mechanisms.TAP&PAT promotes:dexterity;exploration,orientation and mobility;imagination and creativity;shape recognition;social and communication skills;fun learning!


Central Saint Martins

Central Saint Martins
MA Industrial Design
London, United Kingdom

Ben Hughes (course director)


Central Saint Martins

Central Saint Martins
London, United Kingdom