Activity: Perseverance

  1. Introduce your child to a new life skill that takes a lot of practice to master, such as sewing on a button, ironing a shirt (with a warm iron) or baking cookies. Encourage them to keep practicing and praise their progress.
  2. With your child, try a new sport or hobby such as bowling, flying a kite, or playing solitaire. Emphasize to your child that it is normal to face challenges when you first begin something, and that it is important to have perseverance in order to improve and succeed.
  3. Create words from P E R S E V E R A N C E by filling in the missing letter.
A__ __EE PE__AN
A__ C__P SE__VE

Keep persevering until you get them all!

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