Growth Mindset Activities - Social Emotional Learning & Character Education

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This growth mindset SEL curriculum is teacher-approved and includes 5 detailed lessons filled with hands-on and mindful activities that teach children about their elastic brain, a fixed and growth mindset, perseverance, learning from mistakes, failures, challenges, and the power of YET. The lessons and activities work great for morning classroom meetings or daily lessons, school counselors and classroom teachers, and children in K-2.

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Through a variety of thought-provoking lessons, discussions, community building ideas, and tons of engaging activities…

*Children will learn about their elastic brain and how their brain changes.

*Children will learn that mistakes and challenges help them learn and grow.

*Children will learn the differences between a fixed and growth mindset.

*Children will learn the power of YET and perseverance.

What does this unit cover?

The Elastic Brain. Lesson 1 teaches children about the brain and its capabilities. They will understand what the brain does, that it can change and stretch, and it can get stronger by learning new things.

Fixed vs. Growth Mindset. Lesson 2 teaches children to understand what a fixed and growth mindset are, and to identify examples of each. Children are encouraged to build a growth mindset through discussions and activities.

Mistakes, Failures, & Challenges. Lesson 3 teaches children to identify and describe how mistakes, failures, and challenges are positive and help them learn new things.

Effort & Perseverance. Lesson 4 teaches children to understand what growth and perseverance are and the power of YET. They will learn different strategies that can help them persevere when things are difficult.

Having a Growth Mindset Everyday!. Lesson 5 teaches children to understand and show determination and confidence in order to stretch their brain, show a growth mindset, and learn difficult, new things.

Activities included in the Growth Mindset unit:

Look at the PREVIEW for a look at this SEL unit up close and the variety of lessons and activities included!

*Discussion Starters cards

*Anchor Chart pieces

*Mantra posters & coloring sheets

*Act out scenarios on task cards

*Board game

*"I Can" strategy posters

*Tons of literature connections & writing activities


*Reflection Journal

*Grow Your Brain crown

*Goal sheet

*Student awards

& more!

Notes for Teachers:

Teachers are provided with comprehensive lesson plans, lesson layouts, printable materials, instructions, and a layout that is simple and easy to implement. This is a flexible SEL curriculum that can be taught when teachers have time, while the recommendation is to teach a lesson once to twice a week.

The mind+heart loosely aligns with the CASEL framework of the 5 core competencies for SEL, as well as other state SEL initiatives, which are research-based. It provides educators with an affordable option that is comprehensive and appropriate for the K-2 classroom.

♥♥Teach the printable version of this unit with the digital version of the Growth Mindset unit. Buy them together in THIS $$ saving bundle! ♥♥

Try the SEL program that is needed in ALL classrooms!

mind+heart Social Emotional Learning curriculum for K-2

mind+heart Social Emotional Learning curriculum for 3-5

Check out the other SEL units for K-2:

Emotions & Feelings

Self-Regulation & Self-Control

Growth Mindset

Relationships & Friendship

Empathy & Social Awareness

Kindness & Bucket Filling

Respect & Gratitude

Responsibility, Goal Setting, & Conflict Resolution

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Total Pages
145 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 months
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