Tag: activity

Sedentary Children

   This article from the CBC discusses the sedentary nature of children’s lifestyles inCanada. I expect this is similar to other developed nations. The guidelines presented, however, are completely unrealistic given the current model for primary education that requires children…

Letter Find

    Letter Find   PURPOSE: To be able to find easily reversible letters (such as b or d) among a series of distractors. The client should be comfortably seated (see ‘Visual Hygiene‘). This activity reinforces laterality and builds visual…

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…

Hart Chart

See Also: 136 Letter Chart There are a number of ways to approach using Hart Charts and a few will be described here. Feel free to add your own variations on the themes described. PURPOSE: To develop the ability to…

Stickman Figures

  Stickman Figures Stickman Figures are a series of simple drawings with a simple premise: Identify the hand that is holding the object. The directions are very simple and this drill is extremely useful with children who are having difficulty…

Groffman Visual Tracing

    Groffman Visual Tracing Review Approaching Therapy and Good Stress: Task Loading if you haven’t read it in a while as the content is often expanded and updated. Groffman Visual Tracing is more of a technique than an activity. The idea is very…

Form Recognition Fields

    214 Form Recognition Fields Purpose: To expand the amount of visual information available for immediate comprehension. To expand visual peripheral awareness. Procedure: Print off the ‘Form Recognition Field Chart’. Have the client hold the chart approximately one foot…

Visualization Golf

    Visualization Golf   Purpose: To develop the ability to create a mental image of a form that is no longer present visually. Procedure: Have the client sit at a table with one page of the paper golf course…

Directional Maze

  Directional Maze   Purpose: To develop or improve awareness of the right and left concept in space relative to the body. The primary goal is to create awareness of what happens to concepts of ‘left’ and ‘right’ when an…

Kirshner Arrows

  Kirshner Arrows             Purpose: To aid in the development of ocular motility, left to right scanning/progression, laterality, directionality, visual-auditory integration, visual motor integration, and speed of recognition. Equipment/Apparatus: Kirshner arrows worksheets, metronome. Method: 1.…