Color stimulates brain development; that's why visual stimulation activity, like using colorful beads is an important kids activity that parents and educators should incorporate into a child's daily schedule.
FREE PRINTABLE WORKSHEETS
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When we carry out visual activities with children, we are simulating the brain to develop properly. That will allow children to develop their cognitive areas; however, this development is linked to the sensory stimulation received. The more stimulation children receive, the greater their cognitive development. As children develop their senses, they are creating a physical and social world.
Human beings are born with the ability to see. Still, we have only 5% of this ability, hence the importance of proper stimulation. To stimulate children's sense of sight, we must carry out kids activities that include materials.
The interesting thing about working with materials is that we can stimulate other sensory areas to achieve comprehensive development, such as the sense of touch and smell, among others.
Humans are born a social being, and the affective relationships created during early life define their ability to socialize with their environment. Remember that this process seeks to strengthen and educate children's sight and provide the tools to get the skills to interact with their environment.
THEME: SENSORY PLAY VISUAL STIMULATION
HOW DO WE DO THIS ACTIVITY?
Topic: Visual stimulation
Age: 2-4 years old children
Goal: Develop and stimulate children's sense of sight.
Difficulty level: Basic. This visual stimulation activity is designed to be done autonomously and independently by following adult instructions.
- Visual development
- Following instructions
- Accuracy in hand and finger movements
- Emotional development
- Colored beads
- Plastic bag/Ziploc
- Baby oil
- Drawing of plates (previously made)
Glue the piece of paper with the drawings to the plastic bag/Ziploc.
Pour the baby oil into the plastic bag/Ziploc.
Put the colored beads into the plastic bag.
Children must place the colored beads to match the same color plate of beads.
A sensory bag with a different plate with beads
HOW TO CARRY OUT THIS VISUAL STIMULATION ACTIVITY WITH CHILDREN OF OTHER AGES?
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN UNDER 2 YEARS OLD
You can do this kids visual stimulation activity with younger children. To make it easier and eye-catching, you can add water and glitter to the plastic bag.
CHANGES FOR CHILDREN OLDER THAN 4
It is necessary to increase the difficulty level to do this visual activity with older children. To do that, you can add different materials to the plastic bag, and children can search for a specific object we ask them to look for.
WATCH THE STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS HERE
VIDEO DESCRIPTION - PLATES OF COLORFUL BEADS VISUAL STIMULATION ACTIVITY
Here you will find a step-by-step explanation of the "PLATES OF COLORFUL BEADS" activity. This sensory play activity was designed for 2-4 years old children. In this activity, they must fit the color beads on each plate. This thanksgiving activity will develop skills such as the sense of sight, following instructions, affective ties, and hand and finger movements accuracy. They will need a plastic bag/Ziploc, yarn, baby oil, and a paper sheet,colored beads and plates previously drawn.
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