How to Develop Child’s Learning Ability in PRIMARY SCHOOLER. (6 to 10 Years of age) – MOVER SKILLS
Your child may not use his Mover skills when he reads, writes or memorizes math facts but that does not mean that Mover skills should be ignored. A child who possesses a Mover’s speed and co-ordination also possesses a sense of self-confidence that will stand him in good stead in all his endeavors. It pays, then to develop your child’s gross motor skills, regardless of his natural learning preference.
Children who are Movers by nature can never get enough tactile stimulation, and so will delight in any gross motor activity you plan. Listeners and Lookers, who are less certain of their own agility and are less happy with full-body play, the movers will be happier with activities that use their favored skill, may be visual or auditory
Enhancing a Primary Schooler’s existing MOVER Skills
- Your Mover will love to play basketball, having a net mounted is a good idea.
- Horse riding might be a good thrill for your Mover child.
- Mount badminton or a volleyball net or a rope and use it for a game of badminton or beach-ball volleyball.
- Coaching your Mover for Martial Arts is a very good way to help him use his energy.
- Involve your child in an organized sport of his choice, like soft-ball, baseball or soccer.
- U may introduce your child to skiing or ice skating.
- Amusement park, bumper cars nearby your place may be a treat for your child.
- Encourage participation of your Mover in scout and guide troops. Offer him to help out at meetings.
- Bicycle investment may be a good idea. Riding through new locations and different surroundings may be a great thrill for your Mover.
- Teach Swimming to your little Mover, he might enjoy various swimming competitions.
Encouraging the development of MOVER Skills in Primary Schooler who are LOOKERS
- Teach your Looker to fly kite on a breezy day.
- Mounting a Tent and camp out with your child.
- You should take him out for a game of miniature golf.
- Plan a family hike, even if it’s through city streets. Pack a bag of lunch for a picnic.
- Visit to a science museum is a great idea.
- Take your child to a video arcade and introduce him to few games. (To avoid rush, avoid pick hours).
- Find out new and different play grounds where your child can play. Check parks, schoolyards and neighboring towns to see what’s available.
- Bird watching is a great ways to attract your Looker outside.
- A telescope will make the outdoors far more attractive to the Looker.
- Hand eye skills used to play pingpong will be highly enjoyed by your Looker.
Encouraging the development of MOVER Skills in Primary Schooler’s who are LISTENERS
- Plan outing with your child to a beach, an art festival, a green house.
- Make your child involved in planting and potting of plant in your vegetable garden. Give him a area where he can experiment.
- Check out an acting classes near you.
- Suggest your child to invite friends over for kickball or another team sports.
- Dancing will no doubt prove to be fun for a listener and a couple of friends.
- Encourage a bike ride with a friend.
- A mini trampoline offers a noncompetitive way to get a workout.
As you go through the suggestions given, some other skill-building activities might come to your mind. Some of your own ideas maybe suiting well your time table, feel free to experiment!
Please be patient as you watch for results. Your child’s current skill levels are in development from past 6-7 years, and improvement will definitely take some weeks or months. While experimenting with your child’s skill development you both will get some quality time together.
Read my other articles for complete understanding of your CHILDS Learning Skills.
To see how you can ENHANCE and DEVELOP various skills of your PRIMARY SCHOOLER yourself, click the links below.
How to Develop PRIMARY SCHOOLER’s LISTNER Skills.
How to Develop PRIMARY SCHOOLER’s MOVER Skills.
How to maximize PRIMARY SCHOOLER’s LOOKER Skills.
To Take a Quick Check of your child’s Learning Styles, click the links below.
Learning Styles Quick Check for INFANTS (Birth to 12 months).
Learning Styles Quick Check for Toddlers (13 months to 3 years).
Learning Style Quick Check for Preschooler (3-5 years).
Learning Style Quick Check for Kindergarteners (5-6 years).
Learning Style Quick Check for Primary Grade 1 (6-7 years).
Learning Style Quick Check for Primary Schooler (9-10 years).
Learning Style Quick Check for Teenager (13-14 years).
Learning style Quick Check for Parents.
See How you can ENHANCE and DEVELOP various skills of your Child during various stages, click the links below.
Infancy (Birth to 12 months).
Toddler (13 months to 3 years).
Primary Schooler (6-10 years).
Teenager (13 + years).
To determine your personal learning style and its influence on your child, click the links below.
Take the learning style Quick Check for parents.
PARENTS Learning Styles and Life Styles Quick check
Why Identify and Modify Learning Style
How Parental Learning style influences a Child’s style