What is it?
Eye-foot coordination is the collaboration between the eye and foot so that movements led by the eye can be carried out efficiently by the feet.
Eye-foot coordination activities include:
Why is it important?
Good eye-foot coordination will result in a child being able to control the direction in which he moves because he uses his feet and legs effectively. It is important to encourage the use of both feet. In this way the child’s grasp of laterality will be improved.
Eye-foot coordination challenges include:
Here is our Ages and Stage Gross-Motor Development Chart for you to view and/or print.
Please note that the chart is based on averages and is to be used as a guideline only.