Classroom Guide: The Dot and Ish by Peter H. Reynolds | Scribd These books can be used for teaching kids about a growth mindset and that it's ok to make mistakes. When they allow their creativity to flow freely without worrying about being perfect, they can focus, problem solve and think more clearly. They become "unstuck" and can enjoy their artwork.
We made these tasty appetizers for Kaylin's 5th birthday party; they were a HUGE hit! We used Alouette Cheese Spread (Garlic and Herb), cherry tomatoes, black olives for the head, chives for the antennas, and cream cheese dyed black for the dots. A little time consuming, but well worth every minute!
This discussion leads us to the power of the word YET and how when we can't do something, we should say, "I can't do this YET" instead of "I can't do this." See our class chart below for The Dot by Peter Reynolds // Two Reflective Teachers