- Mazes: have the student work a variety of mazes. This will have the added benefit of strengthening fine motor skills also.
- Matching, sorting, and labeling objects based on color, shape, size, function, etc.
- Sorting and labeling pictures.
- Hidden pictures: have students find objects hidden in a picture, like the Where's Waldo photos.
- Matching objects to outlines drawn.
- Memory games using a small selection of picture cards, and finding pairs.
- Spot the Difference: find differences between two photos
- What Did You See?: Show 2-5 objects for 15 seconds, cover them or take them away, and have the student recall what they saw.
- I Spy: Play the I Spy game. Have the student point to the item that you have named.
- Dot-to-dot exercises
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Visual Perception Activities
What is visual perception? Some students have difficulty with focusing their eyes. This can impact them in the classroom in a variety of ways. Below is a list of activities that can be done with a student to strengthen their developing visual skills.