Tip of the Day - Bilateral Coordination

Bilateral Coordination

Bilateral coordination is the ability to use both sides of the body at the same time in a controlled, organized way.



Blow and pop bubbles
There are many bilateral activities that can be done with young children for example blow bubbles and have the child pop them with both hands.


Cotton ball picture
There are many bilateral activities that can be done with young children for example pull cotton balls apart and glue them to make a picture.



Pull apart lego
There are many bilateral activities that can be done with young children for example pull apart construction toys (lego) with both hands.


Throw large ball
There are many bilateral activities that can be done with young children for example push or throw a large ball with both hands.



Playing with Bongo drums
There are many bilateral activities that can be done with young children for example playing with bongo drums.