Welcome back to our Brain Boosters: Active Learning Games for Kids series! We can’t wait to share another post in our great lineup of active learning strategies and games for kids!
There is something so exciting and invigorating about playing at the beach! It’s really a feast for the senses, which is what makes learning whilst playing actively on the beach so effective! This active learning post from Anna, a fellow OT, suggests several ways a few easily made dice can be used to learn and practice number concepts as well as encourage correct number formation. There are so many fun possibilities! Store these ideas away for your next beach adventure, any time of year!
Anna is a Melbourne (Australia) based paediatric occupational therapist and ‘mama’ to one gorgeous boy. Her blog Kids Play Space is where her passions for OT, health promotion, child development and play collide! She believes in every child’s right to play, and is on a mission to share and celebrate simple, everyday, play-based learning and child-led play opportunities.
Here at The Inspired Treehouse, we are big advocates of active learning for kids. To us, this means getting kids up out of those desks and inspiring them to move to learn!
This time of year, teachers, parents, and therapists everywhere are looking for new ideas to support active learning in kids, and we’re here to help! For the next several weeks, an awesome group of kids activities bloggers from all different backgrounds will be sharing their favorite movement-based learning activities for kids. New links will be added to the Brain Boosters series page as each post goes live week by week.
These activities will offer practical, tangible tips for parents to target academic concepts through whole body movement and we hope to share as many aspects of learning as we can from preschool through the early elementary years.