Teaching Through Turbulence: Personal Space – Visualize a Hula Hoop

Some students have a hard time understanding personal space. Here is a special needs teaching strategy to improve personal space awareness and difficulties. Students learn to visualize the space around themselves as they use a hula hoop to see personal boundaries.

Teaching Personal Space With a Hula Hoop - Teach Junkie

Hula Hoop Personal Space

This strategy teaches boundaries. At first, a hula hoop plays an important role and is the physical boundary between a student and his or her peers. The goal is for students to no longer rely on the hula hoop in social and school situations…

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Leslie {aka the original Teach Junkie} loves learning new things to make teaching easier and more effective. She enjoys featuring creative classroom fun when she's not designing teacher shirts, making kindergarten lesson plans or planning her family's next trip to Disney World.