1. What was Pig trying do?
2. Was it easy?
3. Did he stop trying?
4. Did he finally get what he wanted?
5. How did he end up getting what he wanted?
Parents: We are looking at the character trait GRIT here. Which is defined as: courage and resolve; strength of character. Attempt to lead the conversation to include a discussion on grit and what it means.
What do you do with a Problem Read Aloud
1. How do you feel when you think you have a problem?
2. How can each problem we face be turned into a positive situation?
3. Who's choice is it to see the positive in every situation?
1. Tell your grown-up what patience means.
2. Tell them when you had to be patient and it was SO HARD, but you did it!
Grown ups, ask your kiddos these questions and see what they have to say about the video.
1. How did Sheep feel when the other animals laughed at him?
2. Was that within his circle of control?
3. How did he respond to it?
4. Was it a fixed or growth mindset?
5. Could he control HOW he respond to it?
6. Was he able to change his mindset and turn a negative situation into a positive situation?
7. How did Sheep feel after he changed his mindset?
Parents: This is an example of situational resilience. When something doesn't seem to be going Piper's way she observed the situation and adjusted. She came out stronger for it in the end. This is due to her ability to be flexible and resilient. Her choice to not give up, created an environment for success.
1. How do you think Piper felt after she tried to get food the first time?
2. How did she learn to get food the second time?
3. Did she keep this knowledge to herself or help others?
4. How do you think she felt about herself after gathering all of the food and helping others?
4. How does it make you feel when you help others?