Is your child a dynamic, on-the-go, active learner? Check out the list of kinesthetic learning activities for teaching your kinesthetic learner listed below.
Using these kinesthetic activities for children will help keep your child engaged in learning if he has a kinesthetic learning style.
If you have an active, kinesthetic learner, finding good kinesthetic activities for children can become a daily challenge.
There are many ways to teach a child with a kinesthetic learning style, and the chart below should give you some great teaching activity ideas.
This list of activities is worth visiting frequently to keep learning varied and interesting for your child.
Additionally, if you are building a multi-sensory learning plan for your child, add one of these activities to your auditory and visual activities to engage all of your child’s senses in learning.
You can use one of the kinesthetic activities for children listed below or come up with your own ideas, then move on to the next step to choose tactile learning activities for your child.
Kinesthetic Learning Activities:
|Air Writing||197 Kinesthetic Activities to Quickly Improve Reading, Memory, and Learning||Rhythmic Clap and Tap for Spelling & memorization|
|Catch Ball Drills – Play catch while reviewing facts||Interpretive Dance||Role Playing|
|Cooking or building for measurement studies||Jump Rope Recitation – Memorization while jumping||Scavenger Hunts|
|Field Trips||Large Arm writing on whiteboard or chalkboard||Science Experiments|
|Frequent activity breaks / Brain Gym||Letter Tiles||Walk while listening to Audio Books|
|Hands-on Experiments||Make your own “Walk and Talk” tapes for memorization||Walking Review – Walking while listening or reciting|
|Hands-On Museum Visits||Nature Hikes||Plays, Drama, or Skits|
|Jump on a mini trampoline while memorizing||Have child set up a “Shop” to practice math with money, the child is the cashier.||Sit on a large exercise ball instead of a desk chair|
Note: Many of these Kinesthetic learning activities also work well for children who have a Tactile learning style or who are identified as having bodily kinesthetic intelligence.
To continue creating a multisensory learning unit, select a Kinesthetic learning activity to use in teaching your child, and add it to your prior auditory and visual learning activities.
Otherwise, continue forward to learn more about multisensory teaching.. When you’ve chosen the tactile learning activity, you will have completed your multisensory lesson plan.