This is a positive feedback tool for preschoolers and early primary students, which also doubles as a bright and cheerful classroom decoration!
Let's Grow is a reward and acknowledgement concept for when students display behaviours that you would like to encourage or reward, (such as kindness, sharing, consideration, patience, turn-taking or helping etc).
It works on the 'catch them being good' idea rather than just giving consequences to inappropriate behaviour. It also openly acknowledges those quiet achievers who may not feel they are getting the same attention as more disruptive students. Moreover, it is a resource that is focused completely on behaviour rather than academic achievement, which means it is inclusive and useful for all students.
Let's Grow starts as a fun and cheerful craft activity. When it is put up in the classroom, students can take pride in their artwork as well as their positive behaviours. They have a sense of ownership over its progress as well as being able to work towards a obtainable, behaviour-based goal.
Depending on how many you make, this activity can last a few days up to a term.
At the end of this activity, you can show your students how everyone looking after each other makes the world a more beautiful place to live in!
Includes templates (fully coloured, blank and semi-coloured, depending on your needs) and instructions. Equipment needed: paper to print out onto, coloured pencils/ markers/ paint, glue, scissors and tape/ adhesive putty.
Useful for school classes, homeschooling as well as mixed need, multilingual and special needs classes. Also useful as a Spring activity.
Copyright Meg English 2015. Not to be distributed without licence, published or sold. Thanks for looking and I hope you enjoy it!