Large-print bingo cards: Are there special bingo cards specifically for low-vision individuals?
Are there special bingo cards specifically for low-vision individuals?
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Entertainment and games are an important component of an individual’s health at any stage of life – and bingo is a popular choice among seniors looking for a stable level of excitement and fun. Below are some vendors who sell large-print bingo cards to individuals with low-vision.
- The Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) sells (at CNIB Smart Life). The cards' prices range from about $5 to $20 (CDN), plus an additional shipping fee.
- (at Walmart Canada) sells 180 bingo cards for about $16 (CDN), plus additional shipping fees. These cards are six inches by four inches and have a premium glossy coating so they last longer than typical bingo cards. While a pack contains 180 unique cards, ordering more than one pack may result in duplicates.
- (at Amazon Canada) are a set of 100 cards in four different colors. The cards are around 4.75 inches wide and 5.25 inches tall. This product sells for about $22 (CDN), plus an additional shipping fee.