This activity gets children thinking about who or what helps them to grow; it might be people in their community such as a teacher, or family and friends that support them to learn new things.
Children can write about it and draw a self-portrait in the acorn.
Afterwards, why not make an eye-catching display in the classroom to remind the children they are not alone and they will always have people who want to see them grow and achieve?
This is just one of many resources which support the Teacher’s Pet original story – The Seedlings.
The Seedlings are here to promote and educate about what a growth mindset is and why it is important.
Read our original storybook to introduce the characters and themes, and follow up with display items, crafts, activities and more.
A super popular project, aimed at Key Stage 1 and proven to be popular amongst that age range – give it a try in your classroom by using the tag to browse the full collection.
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