Tip #6 to Promote Learning at Home: Build focus with busy hands and feet.
ADDitude Magazine has some great advice for parents looking to support their children's learning at home. Here is tip #6: Build focus with busy hands and feet.
Some parents have found that allowing their child to hula hoop or use Play-Doh while answering flashcard questions, for example, can help them stay focused.
You may also want to allow them to shoot hoops, kick a soccer ball or even practice yoga while you ask rapid-fire history questions or have them recite their multiplication tables.