20 Strategies to Help Students Improve Their Visual Perception Skills

Are you looking for easy tips to improve students memory and recall? If so, keep reading.

1. Get the learner’s vision reviewed if it has not been recently reviewed.

2. Provide the learner the chance to find objects that are the same or varied in size, shape, color, etc.

3. Get the learner to sort objects according to size, shape, color, etc.

4. Get the learner to use play equipment such as a ladder, jungle gym, teeter-totter, or balance beam to become more aware of body position in space.

5. Get the learner to finish partially drawn figures, words, numbers, etc.

6. Get the learner to use images from magazines, catalogs, etc., to recognize features and body portions.

7. Get the learner to build an object according to a pattern (e.g., construction toys, blocks, etc.).

8. Get the learner to take part in sequencing learning activities (e.g., put numbers in order, space images in the correct order, etc.).

9. Get the learner to pick out specific objects from images, around the classroom, in their surroundings, while on the playground, etc.

10. Get the learner to perform an assortment of learning activities such as tracing, cutting, coloring, pasting, etc.

11. Get the learner to finish jigsaw puzzles, beginning with simple self-made puzzles and progressing to more complex puzzles.

12. Create an assortment of learning activities for the learner using a pegboard.

13. Give the learner an assortment of classifying learning activities (e.g., from simple classifying of types of clothes, cars, etc., to more complex classifying of which things would be located at specific stores, etc.).

14. Get the learner to find specific shapes in the room (e.g., the door is a rectangle; the clock is a circle, etc.).

15. Give the learner simple designs to be replicated with blocks, sticks, paper, etc.

16. Get the learner to find objects by looking at the outline of objects on a cardboard silhouette, etc.

17. Minimize visual stimuli on a worksheet or in a book by covering up all of the page except the learning experience on that the learner is working.

18. Get the learner to repeat the names of objects, shapes, numbers, or words presented to them for a limited period.

19. Give the learner an assortment of exercises in which they must find the missing portions, common objects, etc.

20. Give the learner an assortment of visual recall tasks (e.g., the learner writes numbers, shapes, and words they were shown for a specific time, etc.).

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