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Orientation and Mobility Activity Calendar - Week 2

Day 1:

Learn Your Area:

How far is it from where you live to the nearest intersection or crossroads?

How long does it take to walk or drive to this intersection or crossroads?

What are the names of the streets/roads that meet at this intersection or crossroads?

Describe how the traffic is controlled at this intersection or crossroads.


Day 2:

Play a Game of "Find the Timer"!

One person hides a ticking kitchen timer somewhere in the room. Another person must find it before it goes off.


Day 3:

Have a Picnic!

Prepare a simple meal that you can pack and carry yourself.  Walk to a destination that is suitable for a picnic.  List the things that you saw, heard or smelled along the way.


Day 4:

Let’s Measure Our Steps!

While out for a walk, measure how many steps it takes to walk from one telephone pole to the next. Then, see if the one after that is the same distance.


Day 5:

Looking and Listening for Moving Cars!

When you’re walking close to a parked car, what are some things that you may see or hear that might tell you that car is about to start moving? Can you name five things?

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