Most people today are fully aware of the meaning of this statement as more and more professors in early child hood are taking physical experience into classes (Minton, 2003). They know that movement has cognitive…
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Learning through movement is the preferred mode of learning for young children. This is because through active involvement, children are able to learn the best. For example in prepositions, should be made part of movement in class as they are critical in life; children need to understand them fully. As children move in every direction (under, slide, around, in tunnels, near and over objects) the words make more meaning to them. Such orientation in the space is important for children to identify letters and symbol orientation in a page. Sandra Minton says that the difference between a letter “b” and “d” is dependent upon orientation as both letters are comprised of a circle and a line (2003). Whenever children talk or listen to each other like on the playground as they make new inventions, they are practising and expanding vocabulary as well as learn how to communicate which is an important lesson. In Saudi Arabia where I come from, active learning was not part of the curricula as teachers saved on the academic time. What they did not understand is that young children can not concentrate in class like adults, listen to all the vocabularies and remember them next time in class. Practice through activities makes learning a quicker method in early childhood development.
When children are made to keep quiet and listen in class, they do not learn how to communicate. But when they are encouraged to move and talk, have physical classes, they can invent games and reinvent the rules, which further enhance their communication skills (Block, 2001). Such children are able to express themselves even when they become adults. When they are made to skip lightly, this means that they are utilizing adjectives in the field, they are no longer abstract concepts in on the wall of the classroom. Physically demonstrating their actions with words makes the children comprehend their word easily and last longer. For example, words like stalk, or
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