Loving my Kinesthetic Learner

Do you have a kinesthetic child? I do. And he makes me crazy. Not in a bad way. Okay, sometimes, he makes me go crazy in a bad way. Like today when I had a deadline to beat at work, a hundred blogs I need to write (an exaggeration, of course, but you catch my drift), and the house is a mess. That’s one thing about having a Kinesthetic learner. There’s a huge chance your house is a total mess. Kinesthetic learners are, in a nutshell, tactile learners. They learn more through touching things, trying them out, observing them as […]

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Homeschooling: 3 very important benefits of learning through play

I’m a big believer of kids learning through play. I’ve seen the benefits of it in  my own children. Two years ago, I wrote about how we do a lot of hands-on and play in our home schooling, and I’m still an advocate of that. I still believe that learning is much more effective when kids have fun and are taught through things that come naturally to them, like play. (READ: The benefits of hands on Science for kids) The benefits of play learning extends beyond home schoolers. Children who are given more time to play are proven to excel more in […]

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