Download: Growth mindset activities for kids

By Amanda Morin

Expert reviewed by Ellen Galinsky, MS

Is your child willing to take on challenges and keep working on them despite setbacks? That’s a sign of a growth mindset — believing that abilities can improve over time. But some struggling learners have a fixed mindset. They think that their abilities are set and won’t ever improve, even with effort.

Developing a growth mindset is a process. You can help your child move from a fixed mindset to a growth mindset with the help of these fun activities. Use these downloads to help your child start thinking “What’s next?” and “I can” — instead of “I’m done” and “I can’t.”

Try saying something elsePDF - 40.0 KB

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15 growth mindset questions to askPDF - 29.6 KB

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Why I can do thisPDF - 39.7 KB

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Growth mindset action planPDF - 32.4 KB

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