Tag: vmi

Visual Motor Integration

Beanbag Toss

Download: Beanbag Toss Purpose: To develop bilateral control, VMI, and spatial awareness. Material: Two pails/buckets/bowls, small beanbags (or other soft, non-bouncy, small objects for tossing), paper, pencil. Method/Approach: Download/print the attached documents. The ‘fixation mark’ is simply a bold ‘X’…

Nielsen Fixations

    Nielsen Fixations 312 Nielsen Fixations 313 Nielsen Chart This activity builds visual motor integration, the ability to fixate, and peripheral/spatial awareness. It is simple and appropriate for all ages. It can easily be loaded/un-loaded to suit any skill level. Material:…

X and O

    X and O XS & OS VISUAL MOTOR III – Fine Motor Control 2 & 3 PURPOSE: To improve accuracy (and eventually speed) of visually guided finemotor movements. PROCEDURE: Draw a continuous line from left to right that…

Shape Touch

Shape Touch 323 Shape Touch 1 324 Shape Touch Wksht Shape Touch 1 and 2 are simple yet challenging and are appropriate for all skill levels, but they are especially helpful in young people first learning language concepts. This activity…

pdbq

pdbq 24 pdbq 18 pdbq 12 pdbq 10 Introduction: This is a fun, quick and useful exercise that you can fit in for a few minutes in between other activities. Do these for at least a few minutes each session…

Ideal Forms

  IDEAL FORMS VISUAL MOTOR IV – Spatial Mapping Skills 2 PURPOSE: To develop your child’s ability to rely on his or her internal spatial coordinate system and integrate this skill with visually guided fine-motor planning skills. PROCEDURE: Have your…

Connect the Shapes

Connect the Shapes Worksheet  Purpose: To build visual discrimination skills, VMI, and bilateral control. Material: Download/print the attached documents. Chalkboard/whiteboard, paper, pencil, crayons, chalk/markers. Procedure: 1.  Draw two vertical columns of simple, matched shapes or figures, but vary the position…

Graphic Left to Right Activities

  Graphic Left to Right Activities Illustrations Purpose: To develop visual motor integration and bilateral control, as well as motor control to build writing skills. Material: Chalkboard, paper and pencil, metronome, Illustration sheet Procedure: 1.  Patient stands in good posture,…

Magnetic Maze

  Magnet Maze Worksheet 1 Magnet Maze Worksheet 2  Purpose: This is a fun and easy way to development some important spatial reasoning, laterality, and directionality skills. The magnets used can be from virtually any source, but work best if…

Michigan Tracking

PURPOSE: To improve fine saccadic accuracy and speed. PROCEDURE 1: Select one of the following worksheets. Begin with something easy for the client, with larger fonts being easier than smaller. Underline the letters starting at the top left hand corner. When…