Visual Closure Activity Bugs Theme
There is a lot that goes into reading and writing. One of the skills that makes up the ability to read words and form letters in handwriting tasks with fluency is visual closure. Visual Closure is the ability of the eyes to visualize a complete image or object when only a portion is seen. A child can see just part of a letter or number when reading and recognize how to write that figure. They can read a word or sentence without focusing on each letter and how it is made. Visual Closure is an essential skill for reading with fluency. It's necessary for written work to happen without concentrating on each letter's lines and curves. Visual Closure allows us to comprehend words and letters without actively assessing each line.
Children with difficulties in visual closure may have trouble completing mazes, puzzles, or worksheets. They might have difficulty identifying items that are partially obscured by other items, such as finding a serving spoon hidden in a draw full of items. They might have difficulty with spelling or math tasks or concepts.
Visual Closure Worksheets
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These visual closure worksheets can help work on the skills needed to develop visual closure. You can get these worksheets as a FREE download if you join our newsletter subscriber list. You'll be directed to a link where you can access these sheets and all of our other newsletter subscriber freebies.
To use these visual closure worksheets: Match up the bug on the left with the bug on the right. We used yarn to complete the match so that we could re-use this sheet. You could also laminate these to re-use.
For the second worksheet, match up the broken bug image with the rotated bugs. Have your child circle the bug that matches the broken bug exactly.
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Ladybug Playdoh Math Counting Mats // Fun with Mama
Get the Bugs Out Sensory Bin // Coffee Cups and Crayons
Butterfly Alphabet Puzzles // Modern Preschool
Butterfly World Play Dough Kit // Mama. Papa. Bubba.
Bug Addition Cards // The Kindergarten Connection
Caterpillar Word Family Activity // Mom Inspired Life
Bug Race Math Game // The STEM Laboratory
Ant Life Cycle: First, Next, Then // Liz's Early Learning Spot
Collecting Bugs Addition Game for Preschoolers // Stay at Home Educator
Butterfly I Spy Game // Pleasantest Thing
3D Ladybug Counting Game // M is for Monster
DIY Clay Minibeast Tic Tac Toe // Adventures of Adam
Butterfly Life Cycle Hats // Playdough to Plato
Butterfly Count and Color Sort // Powerful Mothering
Visual Closure Activities Bugs Theme // Sugar Aunts
Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft for Kids // Pre-K Pages
Spring Insects Skip Counting Puzzles // The Simplified Classroom
Ladybug Spot Counting Activity // Play & Learn Everyday
Days of the Week Caterpillar // Fairy Poppins
Butterfly Memory Game // Teach Me Mommy
(Not Shown) Toilet Paper Roll Butterfly Craft // Life Over Cs
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