Kid's Career Choices (Career of Month, Career Education, Career Development)

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Do you have students interested in careers?

Do you want to introduce careers to your students but aren't sure how?

Look no further!!!! This packet has everything you need :)

From a young age we tell kids they can be anything they want to be; that doesn’t do any good if we don’t help them discover what it is they want to be. It is very encouraging, but doesn't help them discover what they truly want to do with their lives. If kids aren’t exposed to various careers and informed of the educational requirements, they are less likely to make a career choice that suits their unique skill set. In this ever-changing and competitive world, students must plan well and work hard in order for their future dreams to come true. Planning starts with narrowing down options, which is what the KID'S CAREER CHOICES PACKET is designed to do!!!!!!

Using the included resources, you can explain to your elementary school students the job descriptions, educational requirements, and qualities needed to excel in 42 popular and realistic careers, while challenging students to think about which type of career may be the right fit for them.

Included in this packet:

Top 12 Careers of 2015 Posters (could be used as career of the month activity)
NOW INCLUDES Top 12 Careers of 2016 Posters!! (found at very end of PDF file)

10 Essential Skills of a Successful Employee Poster

42 Career Posters (30 original, 12 include the Top 12 Careers of 2015 without number rankings)

42 Character Trait Cards (outlines the character traits and qualities necessary to succeed at each career)

Career Sorting Interactive Game (Sort careers into three piles: this is a good career for me, this may be a good career for me, this is not a good career for me)

Career Decision Worksheets (help students get their ideas of of their head and onto paper)

Occupational Outlook Handbook Worksheet (online search activity)

SO MUCH FOR ONE LOW PRICE!!!!!

In this crazy world of endless options, thinking of the future can be overwhelming for a child. By playing the game, along with utilizing the posters and worksheet, from a young age we can get students thinking about what kinds of careers are available, what kinds of careers they may enjoy, and make them aware of the potential educational challenges of qualifying for the career. After these lessons, students can start to develop a clearer picture of what they want to be when they grow up and what steps are required to fulfill those dreams.

I hope your students LOVE these resources!!!!

Mrs. Bell
The Crafty Counselor


Kid's Career Choices by Mrs Bell, The Crafty Counselor is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.

All information pulled from http://www.bls.gov/ooh/ and www.glassdoor.com

Top 12 Careers of 2015:
1. Physician Assistant
2. Software Engineer
3. Business Development Manager
4. Human Resources Manager
5. Finance Manager
6. Marketing Manager
7. Database Administrator
8. Product Manager
9. Data Scientist
10. Sales manager
11. Solutions Architect
12. Mechanical Engineer

Top Careers of 2016:
1. Data Scientist
2. Tax Manager
3. Solutions Architect
4. Engagement Manager
5. Mobile Developer
6. Human Resource Manager
7. Physician Assistant
8. Product Manager
9. Software Engineer
10. Audit Manager
11. Analytics Manager
12. Software Development Manager

Other Included Careers (in no particular order):
1. Hair Dresser
2. Chef
3. Crossing Guard
4. Doctor
5. Nurse
6. Librarian
7. Commercial Fisherman
8. Fireman
9. Seamstress
10. Bank Teller
11. Dentist
12. Landscape Architect
13. Air Traffic Control
14. Medical Assistant
15. Auto Mechanic
16. Gardener
17. Postal Worker
18. Financial Planner
19. Food Service Managers
20. Detective
21. Fashion Designer
22. Recreational Worker
23. Farmer
24. EMS Worker
25. Police Officer
26. Wildlife Officer
27. Conservation Scientist
28. Airline pilot
29. United States Military
30. Veterinarian


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Kid's Career Choices (Career of Month, Career Education, C
Kid's Career Choices (Career of Month, Career Education, C