The Magical Yet Activities

Spark growth mindset in young learners with The Magical Yet activities! Engaging ideas for educators and parents to help children overcome the seemingly unachievable. 

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Cultivate a growth mindset and English Language Arts skills with The Magical Yet activities. These low- and no-prep activities have been crafted to inspire wonder and self-discovery. As a result of the included activities, students will learn how to define and sort growth mindset thinking, which helps them embrace challenges and develop resilience. Also, they’ll expand their vocabulary through illustrations and definitions. Make students realize the power of possibility and unleash their creativity.

As a result of the included activities, students will be able to:

  • illustrate a Yet.
  • illustrate and write about personal goals.
  • sequence the story.
  • complete sentence starters related to the book.
  • define a growth mindset.
  • sort rhyming words.
  • illustrate and define story vocabulary.
  • make text to self, text to text, and text to world connections.
  • interpret story quotes.
  • sort growth mindset and fixed mindset thoughts.
  • apply writing skills with included writing templates and prompts.
  • apply reading comprehension skills with included discussion questions for beginning, middle, and end of the book.
  • engage in social skills through included whole group prompts and activities.
  • develop fine motor skills with the included coloring, tracing, cutting, and gluing activities.
  • create a vision board.

These activities can be used by the whole group, at stations or centers, or provide student choice. They’re perfect for differentiation and focusing on specific learning goals and skills. 

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About the Book

An inspirational picture book for every child or adult who is frustrated by what they can’t do … YET! The Magical Yet is the perfect tool to help children turn a negative into a positive. It helps children face the things that we don't know yet. This encouraging and uplifting book reminds us that everyone has things that they haven’t learned … yet! 

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