Expecting a kid to learn only from a textbook is like asking them to look at a travel brochure and calling it a vacation.
Experiential learning is a well-known model in education. Kolb's Experiential Learning Theory defines experiential learning as "the process whereby knowledge is created through the transformation of experience. Knowledge results from the combination of grasping and transforming the experience.
Experiential Learning Cycles, diagram of the three stage model. This is inspired by John Dewey's work on experiential learning. It looks easy to incorporate into my blended learning classroom, and blackboard organisation.