Kinesthetic - the child learns better through own physical experiences:
· Bake a cake together to teach conversion from grams to kilograms.
· Pantomime or act out a history lesson.
· Play a board game to discover new facts.
· Take a field trip to the zoo, a court house, a factory.
Tactile - the child has a strong need to use hands when learning:
· Make use of question-answer jig-saw puzzles), electro- boards (a bulb lights up for every correct answer), flip chutes, etc.
· Encourage your child to make their own memory aids: sculptures of molecules or board games depicting new topics.
Visual - the child remembers and understands best through watching:
· Create a mind-map, illustration, cartoon, poster, slide show, costume, historical time line, illustrated report.
· Watch a DVD about the topic (“The King and I” about Thailand, “Little Einsteins”).
Auditory - the child likes to interact verbally:
· Make a learning tape together with your child. Let her explain the new topic into the tape recorder.
· Discuss the lesson together.
· Encourage your child to compose and record a song, a poem or a radio play about the topic (e.g., World War II, global warming, flower pollination, Mexico).
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