Fun activities to improve a child’s visual motor integration
Updated 5 months ago
Visual motor integration or hand-eye coordination describes our ability to coordinate our hand/body movements with our vision including fine motor activities (e.g. beading) and gross motor activities (e.g. throwing/catching a ball). Academic skills such as printing and cutting require well-developed Visual Motor Integration skills.
Try these fun activities to improve your child’s visual motor integration:
Throwing and catching a ball
Throwing balls through a tunnel or through a friend’s legs, into a bin/bucket, etc.
Bouncing a ball
Targeting games: Beanbag toss, horseshoes, marbles, water balloons, bowling, etc.
Construction games such as Lego, K’nex
“board games such as “Operation”, Lite Brite
craft activities such as lacing cards, stringing beads, paper folding