Using ordinary playing cards to play this fun and effective game
This game is suitable for children aged 4 through to adults. Allow under ten minutes for this lesson. Visual sequential memory skill is the ability to memorise and recall in a visual way a sequence of items or forms which have been shown to you. Visual sequential memory is a prerequisite skill for spelling, reading and aspects of numeracy. Frequently, visual sequential memory skill is a relative weakness in the cognitive profile of a dyslexic or dyspraxic. It pays to spend much time developing skills in visual sequential memory. I teach students how to use ordinary playing cards to play a game designed to strengthen just these skills. You will receive by e-mail a one-page PDF to print which contains full instructions for this lesson.
A colourful game to stimulate visual sequential memory skills
This game is suitable for children aged 4 through to adults. Allow under ten minutes for this lesson. A second game to help to strengthen the vital underlying skill of visual sequential memory. This is an engaging, tactile game that focuses the dyslexic or dyspraxic's efforts into memorising a sequence using primarily visual skills. Ultimately this skill can transfer to remembering spellings with greater accuracy and reading with more ease. You will receive by e-mail a two-page PDF to print which contains full instructions for this lesson.