CBC PP1 Curriculum Design- sub strand 4.4 Eye hand coordination skills
Specific Learning Outcomes
By the end of the sub-strand, the learner should be able to:
a) Demonstrate eye-hand coordination when writing.
b) Take pleasure in participating in eye-hand coordination activities in class.
Suggested Learning Experiences
• The learners could observe the teacher demonstrate folding and tearing or cutting paper along a marked line and practise folding and tearing along a line.
• Learners could thread beads and lace through holes on a card.
• Learners could practise shading within borders or within shapes.
• Learners could prick the edges of shape outlines and cut out the shapes, sort beads, small stones in a tray and practise picking beads from one tray to another.
• Learners could be involved in drag and drop activities using digital devices.
• Learners could be involved in pegging puzzles and fitting templates.
• Learners could be engaged in typing freely on a computer key board.
• Learners could practise through free modeling using clay, dough or plasticine.
• Learners could play digital games that enhance eye-hand coordination.
• Learners could be involved in painting and printing activities, joining dots, and tracing.
• Learners sing a song while passing small beads or small stones from one person to the other in a left to right direction.
1. What are the necessary skills for preparing a learner to write?
2. What activities will promote eye hand co-ordination?
Core Competence developed: Communication and collaboration, Digital literacy, Learning to learn
Link to PCI: Citizenship: Social integration
Life skills Education: Self esteem
Link to Values: Unity
Links to other Activity Areas:
Psychomotor and Creative Activities
Suggested community service learning
Organise for learners to visit a children’s home in the neighbourhood and engage children in eye-hand coordination activities such as modeling, shading, and other singing games that enhance eye-hand coordination.
Suggested Non-formal activity to support learning through application
Organise for an inter-class language contest that incorporates eye-hand coordination activities including singing games
Suggested assessment: Oral questions, observation, portfolio
Teaching/ Learning Resources:Bbooks, beads, flashcards, shape cut-outs, stones, stone trays, clay/dough/plasticine, eye hand cording digital games, ICT devices
Suggested Assessment Rubrics
Consistently coordinates eye to hand
Coordinates eye to hand most of the time.
Coordinates eye to hand sometimes.
Coordinates eye to hand with guidance but does not sustain coordination.