Grit is the ability to show perseverance and passion for long-term goals. When you have grit, you have determination and motivation to keep going despite failures or difficulties. Having grit allows us to accomplish our goals, and to pick ourselves up and keep going when setbacks arise. Below you will find resources you can use at home to help teach this important skill to your child.
Resources for Young Children:
How and Why to Teach Kids to Have Grit
Grit: What it is, Why Kids Need it, How You can Foster it
How to Raise a Kid with Grit
9 Activities to Teach Grit
Kid President Pep talk
What does Grit Look Like?
Raising an Olympian
Resources for Adolescents:
5 Plus Ways to Develop Grit
Why Teens Should Start Developing Grit
Grit: The Power and Passion of Perseverance
The Power of Grit