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Easter egg hunt planned for blind children

There will be an Easter egg hunt for blind children.
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There is an Easter egg hunt planned for blind and visually impaired children. This Easter egg hunt will take place at the New Hope United Methodist Church. According to the Saturday, April 12, report by NewsOK, this is the first time the church is having an Easter egg hunt for blind and visually impaired children.

The children will not be “looking” for Easter eggs. Instead, the children will be “listening” for the Easter eggs. The children will listen for a special beeping sound that each of the eggs will make.

Sandi Webster, a member of the New Hope United Methodist Church is also the president of the Heartland Council for the Blind, hopes that this will bring in blind and visually impaired chair from all around the state. All of the activities planned, not just the Easter egg hunt, have been designed for the blind children and their families. Sandi Webster is also blind.

The idea of the special Easter egg hunt was the idea of the New Hope United Methodist Church's women's group. They are working with the Heartland Council for the Blind to make sure the needs of the blind and visually impaired children and their families are met. The Heartland Council for the Blind is a chapter of the Oklahoma Council of the Blind.

The New Hope United Methodist Church's Easter egg hunt for the blind is not the only Easter egg hunt for blind and visually impaired children. According to the Tristate Homepage, they have already had their Easter egg hunt for blind children in Evansville. Like the one taking place in Oklahoma City, it was the first time they had an Easter egg hunt with beeping eggs for children who are visually impaired.

The Easter egg hunt for the blind and visually impaired children will take place on Saturday, April 19 at New Hope United Methodist Church. It is located at 11600 North Council Road in Oklahoma City. Parents of children who are blind or have visual impairments are being encouraged to contact the church for additional information about the Easter egg hunt.