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Blind kids benefit from picture descriptions every bit as much as sighted kids do from seeing the pictures. Don't forget to share these picture descriptions, written by a descriptive audio expert, especially for Great Expectations!

Picture Descriptions for The Day the Crayons Quit



These descriptions were written by Jill Robbins for Great Expectations



Emotions and Colors

Drawing from the book of a red firetruck
Colors can be emotional, too! Red is a strong color — the color of fire and blood!

Play a Color Game

Drawing from the book of gray crayon and a penguin
What animals are gray? Play the Hand Jive Categories Game and find out!

Color a Dinosaur!

Tactile drawing of Triceratops

Get out the gray crayon to color any one of these raised-line dinos!

Talk About Colors on the Go

Drawing of a traffic light

Did you know that red often means "no" across cultures? Think about a traffic light: Green means go, yellow means slow down, and red means don't go!


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