Vestibular Activities

  • Vestibular input can be described as the sense of movement.  Any type of movement can provide input; however, swinging, spinning, and hanging upside down provide the most intense, longest lasting input.


    • Play on playground swings such as traditional swings, tire swings, gliders; move front and back, side to side, and in a circular motion
    • Use a hammock


    • Spin on a Sit n’ Spin or office chair
    • Run in circles
    • Ride a carousel or other amusement park rides
    • Dance
    • Do cartwheels

    Get upside down

    • Hang upside down on playground equipment
    • Do somersaults
    • Ride roller coasters