Do you have one of those kids that gets so tense about their art being “just right” that creating isn’t fun at all, but stressful? Maybe that’s you and it’s just hard to let go and make. Being a perfectionist can wreak havoc on the creative process. Here are three easy ways to move your kiddo (or you) beyond perfectionism and make making art fun again!
What is growth mindset? Growth mindset has kind of become the mantra of our little homeschool and my grown up decision of starting a blog. Growth mindset celebrates the process, the effort of learning new things, rather than the outcome. Do we want a positive outcome? Yes, ma’am. But sometimes trying weird, new things, requires taking a risk, maybe even failing.
Growth mindset is a buzzword in parenting and education circles these days, and with good reason. Use this huge collection of free growth mindset resources to see what all of the buzz is about and how it can benefit your kids- and you!
Growth mindset for kids is kind of a buzzword in the parenting and education world right now. Four kids and fourteen years of parenting later I don’t get as excited about those parenting buzzwords as I used to. But this one, this one really hits home. Whether you’re a kid, an adult, a professional, a parent the growth mindset is one of the most encouraging perspective changes out there! Use these printable growth mindset activities to jump in!
Being a kid can be tough. Heck, being a human can be tough. Everyone needs a little encouragement that they’ve totally “got this” from time to time. These positive affirmations for kids come in the form of printable notes (throw ’em in a lunchbox ) and a poster that remind your kids you know they can do it!
A fixed mindset implies that you are born with a fixed amount of talent and intelligence. Whatever you can do today is pretty much what you will able to do in the future. Kinda’ depressing, am I right? A growth mindset implies that most skills and knowledge can be learned over time through perseverance and practice. Keep trying and you’ll get it! This collection of growth mindset books for kids help to teach a growth mindset through fun stories.