Children develop most of the visual skills necessary for play, future recreation and athletics before the age of four. Many visually impaired children do not develop these skills adequately. The special education classroom the physical education class, the recreation facility and the home can all be a source of opportunities to develop these skills through a variety of play activities that are fun. Activities should be adjusted so every child experiences success.
The activities presented here focus on tracking, scanning, visual motor integration, visual discrimination and eye-mind coordination.