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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:

Information:

How and Why to Teach Kids to Have Grit

https://www.verywellfamily.com/how-parents-can-teach-kids-grit-4126106

Grit: What it is, Why Kids Need it, How You can Foster it

https://afineparent.com/building-character/what-is-grit.html

How to Raise a Kid with Grit

https://www.scholastic.com/parents/family-life/social-emotional-learning/social-skills-for-kids/power-defeat-how-to-raise-kid-grit.html

Activities:

9 Activities to Teach Grit

https://biglifejournal.com/blogs/blog/activities-grit-resilience-children

Videos:

Kid President Pep talk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l-gQLqv9f4o&list=PL4Fgbxj8w1xc_y2BN_TsL13y3RDSEUOhw&index=1

What does Grit Look Like?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNmvWd40TiI

Raising an Olympian

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=420p7kb0Y78&list=PLwBheMYfFQzFku2oWqOPGCkecgb_wRUyK&index=2&t=7s

Resources for Adolescents:

Information:

5 Plus Ways to Develop Grit

https://positivepsychology.com/5-ways-develop-grit-resilience/

Why Teens Should Start Developing Grit

https://yourteenmag.com/family-life/communication/grit-teenagers

Activities:

Character Lab

https://characterlab.org/playbooks/grit/

Videos:

GRIT

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sWctLEdIgi4

Grit: The Power and Passion of Perseverance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H14bBuluwB8

The Power of Grit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXE2mwZfmIc

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