Tag: bilateral integration

Trap the Marble

  Purpose: This is a fun and effective way of developing laterality sense and bilateral control. Material: Two spray can caps or two small plastic or paper cups, a marble Procedure: 1.  The child is to kneel on the floor,…

Slap Tap

Download:Slap Tap Slap Tap 2 These exercises are fairly well explained on the attached documents. The second, ‘Slap Tap 2.pdf’ is simply a pattern sheet. The half-circles above the line represent the hands, while the half-circles below the line represent…

Egg Box Toss

Preview or print the attached document. This is a fun game that strengthens visual motor skills, self-control, bilateral integration and balance. This game is best played with heavier coins, marbles, or steel ball bearings. Try loading this activity with a metronome. Begin with…

Balance Board

  Introduction: The Balance Board sheet below describes activities that are appropriate as standalone exercises, but it also provides simple instructions for creating a balance board. This will be crude but effective, and should be used on fairly robust floors…

Chalkboard Directionality Fixations

  180 Chalkboard Directionality Fixations     Purpose: To develop VSA skills, directionality, and bilateral control under a controlled stress condition. Material: Download and print the attached document. Walking rail (a simple 2×4 is perfect). Paper, pencils, tape, or blackboard/chalk,…