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10 warning signs your child is a kinesthetic learner

10 Warning Signs Your Child is a Kinesthetic Learner

When we begin delving into learning styles, the first thing we want to know is what style is my child? It’s a good thing to know, because once we recognize our child’s learning superpowers, we can help him harness that energy. Suddenly, learning is much easier and a whole lot more fun for everyone. It’s pretty easy to find the visual and auditory learners — they are the “good students.” Our traditional educational models favor reading and listening to explanations, so the visual and auditory learners are the “good students.” They are voracious readers or they are the first to ask questions and remember your answers. Since they get instant gratification — we buy them more books and we answer their questions — they are non-stop learning machines from toddlerhood on. And then there are the kinesthetic learners. Poor guys, they are so misunderstood. They frustrate us in their insistence to march (literally) to their own beat, and they frustrate themselves with their inability to fit into the school mold (even in homeschooling). So they get labeled more easily …