Kids learn best when their sense of sight is engaged. Drawing is one of the best ways of visual learning. Drawing engages your kid with bright colors and clear diagrams.
Every child has their own pace of learning. Some are great listeners and some are great readers. But do you know some are great observers too!
Observing comes under the category of Visual learning. Visual learning is basically a route for your kid that enables them to understand the concepts and get ideas.
Drawing makes your kids learning process simple, more effective, and importantly enhances your child’s visual learning capability.
Here are some ways drawing can help your kid’s visual learning capability.
#1 Drawing and Expression
Kid’s usually don’t express themselves and have difficult times expressing their thought and ideas.
Moreover, kids don’t know to use the extensive words of vocabularies to express their thought process. Drawing helps them to express their feelings and emotions.
By practicing sketching, it helps your child to find out the right words to express themselves.
Try teaching your child about project planning by asking them to sketch a design or general layout for an art project before beginning the process.
This helps them to have a clear idea of what they want to do. This practice can also help your child in their higher studies.
#3 Drawing helps in Visualization
Drawing helps your kid to visualize his/her learning. It is the perfect tool for brainstorming and rapid idea generation.
If your kids are struggling hard to understand the theory lessons, try to teach them via sketching and pictures. This helps them to understand the concept more clearly.
Kids can draw their lessons to help them visualize a concept, an event, or maybe a person. For some kids, a picture is worth more than a thousand words.
#4 Drawing and Science
Drawing helps your kid during their science classes. It helps them to understand the process and organize their insight.
Try testing your kid by asking them to draw the ideas they are finding out about in their science class.
This will helps your kid in retaining the information that they have learned.
Drawing can help your kid to learn patterns, shapes, and angles. It can assist your kid in showing relationships, measurements, comparisons, and contrasts.
Since sketching deals with the step by step procedure, kids who know to draw well can easily solve mathematical problems.
In fact, studies suggest that majority of kids who are good at arts have the capability of solving the problems quickly and accurately when comparing to other kids.
Drawing and Visual Learning
Kids with drawing practice,
1) Think mostly in pictures
2) Have visual strengths
3) See the big picture and Prefers geometry
4) Learn whole words easily
5) Can spell well by visualizing
6) Can able to link problems with many possible answers
7) Often, are creatively, technologically, or mechanically talented
8) Can tackle higher-level math successfully often before mastering basic facts