Multisensory Tools and Techniques for Kids Who Learn and Think Differently…
Multisensory Tools and Techniques for Kids Who Learn and Think Differently
Use dark ruled and “bumpy” paper.
Trace and do mazes.
Use a “Spacekid.”
Try sensory freezer-bag writing.
Sand or shaving cream writing
Read it, build it, write it
Tapping out sounds
Visualizing with beads or cereal
Building with colored cubes and tiles
Drawing math problems
Tapping out numbers
Making musical connections
Putting movement into math
Building with base 10 blocks
Creating a hundreds chart
Using pizza slices
A multisensory learning approach is a term many schools use to describe teaching methods that involve engaging more than one sense at a time.
Multisensory learning can be particularly helpful for students with learning disabilities and cognitive limitations who may have difficulty in one or more areas of education.
For example, a differently-abled student may have trouble processing visual information. This can make it challenging for them to learn and retain information through only reading and visual stimuli. Using other senses, such as tactile or auditory, these children can make a stronger connection with what they’re learning.