Visual learners typically have a hard time formulating their thoughts into words when it comes time to write about something they have just read. We have created this simple activity to help them figure out what they want to say by drawing a picture first and then writing.
Young Rembrandts wanted to offer something more in depth in the summer when there is more time to spend in the classroom. So they developed workshop curriculum that includes pastel drawing.
In case you missed them on our Facebook page, here are our top posts in October. Be sure to LIKE the Bette Fetter Facebook page (if you haven’t already) to join in the conversation and to follow along as I share ideas and suggestions relevant to visual learners.
If you read Are You Tired of Feeling Like a Second Class Citizen, you’ll know how sick I am that visual learners are not getting the credit they deserve. I’ve compiled a list of things that your visual thinker will dominate. So, try these out and have fun!
We’ve been busy here at Bettefetter.com talking about reading comprehension this month. We even created a great activity to help your visual learner work on understanding what she is reading and improve handwriting as well. Don’t forget to check out some of the great Earth friendly activities to try with your kids this Spring too.
We were busy this past month addressing many things such as how children Visual Kids Draw to Learn, how to Stop Throwing Up on Your Kids and Why Everybody Is Coloring. We’ve made a list of Spring Activities For Kids and discussed the value of Battle of the Books: Reading as a Team Sport for your elementary student. If you missed something feel free to check it out now.
Sometimes you just have to draw it out!
It had been a very busy day at our house, with a big dinner and lots of activity. Four year old Brayden was full of energy and in need of something constructive to channel that energy into. I suggested he get his markers and paper and do some drawing. He considered it and quickly appeared with markers and paper in hand, asking “what should I draw?”. We talked over just enough ideas to spark his imagination and as you can see, it was a very fruitful evening.