Visual perception does not have to do with eyesight, but with the way our brains process visual information. It allows us to process visual stimuli in order to identify what we see and attach meaning. It is a primary factor in cognitive development, learning, and many of our daily activities. In the classroom, this incorporates understanding written and visual symbols – letters, words, numbers, math symbols, maps, charts, and graphs.
The Eye Can Learn website explains all aspects of visual perception and has games designed for children to practice those skills.
Here are some activities to practice visual perceptual skills: