What is growth mindset? Children who have a growth mindset believe that they can grow and improve over time with hard work, persistence, and effort. They also believe that they can learn anything if they keep trying. Children who have a growth mindset think of failing and challenges as a way to grow. One fun way to encourage children to think this way is to read Books To Teach Growth Mindset. Here are 20 of our favorite Growth Mindset Books for Kids!
20 Books To Teach Growth Mindset:
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Your Fantastic Elastic Brain: Stretch It, Shape ItThe Most Magnificent ThingThe Girl Who Never Made MistakesThe DotBeautiful Oops!After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again)What Do You Do With a Problem? — New York Times best sellerI Can’t Do That, YET: Growth MindsetThanks for the Feedback, I Think (Best Me I Can Be!)Ish (Creatrilogy)Bubble Gum BrainAlmostThe OK BookIt’s Okay to Make MistakesGiraffes Can’t Dance 20th Anniversary EditionFlight SchoolNot YetMy Strong Mind: A Story About Developing Mental Strength (Positive Mindset series)Mindset Matters (Without Limits)Making A Splash – Growth Mindset for Kids
These are just some of our favorite picture Books To Teach Growth Mindset to your students. Do you have any read aloud books that you love that encourage children to have a growth mindset? Leave a comment below and we’ll add it to our list!
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The Power of Yet Writing Craft is a fun and creative growth mindset activity. This craftivity is perfect for your students to complete after reading the book, by Giles Andreae. You can display these giraffe crafts along with the bulletin board letters for the whole school to see!
This growth mindset writing activity includes:
✎ The Power of Yet Word Web
✎ 6 Writing Paper Templates (with different lines) For Each Prompt:
- The Power of Yet!
- I Can’t… Yet!
✎ Giraffe Topper (in color and black and white)
✎ THE POWER OF YET! and WE CAN’T YET… Bulletin Board Letters (in black and white)
✎ 15 Word Wall Words