Copy the Caterpillar Visual Spatial and Visual Motor Activity Freebie

Copy the Caterpillar Visual Spatial and Visual Motor Activity

Copy the Caterpillar Visual Spatial and Visual Motor Activity Freebie Here is a cute, fun activity for Spring – Copy the Caterpillar Visual Spatial and Visual Motor Activity Freebie.  Challenge children’s visual-spatial skills and visual motor skills.  Download and print out the activity below.  The object of the activity is for the child to copy the caterpillars onto […]

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Visual Motor Connections When Tracing, Handwriting and Typing

Trends in Neuroscience and Education published research examining the visual motor connections in the brain when tracing, handwriting and typing in preschool children.  Since handwriting letters has been shown to increase Blood Oxygen Level Dependent (BOLD) signal during letter perception in visual and motor brain regions the researchers investigated functional connectivity by analyzing BOLD data […]

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Figure Ground and Spatial Reasoning Activities

These two figure ground and spatial reasoning activities are free from the Crocodiles, Flamingos and Monkeys Visual Perceptual packet.  Can you count how many crocodiles are in the picture?  This figure ground activity can be printed to provide your students with a visual perceptual challenge.  Can you use spatial reasoning and visual motor skills to […]

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Ultimate Visual Motor Challenge

Here is a FREE ultimate visual motor challenge with two difficulty levels.  Can you copy the lines and shapes exactly onto the blank grid? The color version is slightly easier than the black and white version.  The colors are easier to distinguish differences but you must match each color to the correct line and shape […]

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Visual Motor and Discrimination Activity – Hedgehogs

Here is a cute, visual motor and visual discrimination freebie with hedgehogs.  Just print, grab some crayons and start looking for matching hedgehogs. DOWNLOAD the visual motor and visual discrimination freebie here. This is from the Visual Discrimination Seek and Find download which includes 8 full color boards with cards and 12 black and white boards […]

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Dot to Dot 1-10 and 1-20 Freebies

Connect the Dot activities are great fun for children the only problem is sometimes they can just be way TOO hard!  Here are two free dot to dots from the latest download, Connect the Dots.  There is an owl dot to dot with numbers 1-10 and a pony dot to dot with numbers 1 -20. […]

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Handwriting Speed Associated with Manipulation and Visual Perceptual Skills

The British Journal of Occupational Therapy examined 39 typically developing 6-8 year old children to determine whether visual perceptual, visual-motor integration and in-hand manipulation skills were associated with manuscript handwriting speed.  Each participant completed Beery–Buktenica Developmental Test of Visual-Motor Integration – 6th edition (DTVMI), the Developmental Test of Visual Perception – 3rd edition (DTVP-3), the Test […]

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Firetruck Fine Motor and Visual Motor Game

Download this freebie Firetruck Game to encourage fine motor and visual motor skills.  It is available in color and black and white.  Give each player a board.  Roll one die.  Trace over the number of ladder rungs that you roll.  The first player to trace all the ladder rungs is the winner!  Download the Firetruck […]

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Summer Olympic Games Freebie Activity

The Summer Olympic Games are only a few weeks away!  This Summer Olympic games freebie activity, Find and Color, is a fun way to encourage visual discrimination and visual motor skills with a Summer Olympic theme.  Find the medal winners and color them the correct color.  This visual perceptual puzzle is just one from the […]

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Brick Design Activity Pages for School and Home

Here are some sample pages from a great new download “Brick” Activities for School and Home by Michael Callahan, MS, OT.  Created by an OT with 25+ years of experience, these two dimensional designs offer a just right challenge for some students.  Using only 2×2 and 2×4  LEGO® type blocks, children can copy the holiday themed projects, […]