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From the book THE DOT by Peter Reynolds @FableVision Learning LLC


The Bouncing Dot Music Video

The Dot Song lyrics and music video. Goes with the book The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds. I can't wait to use this when I teach about Growth Mindset and creativity in September.


This product is great for teaching about growth mindset. I used in conjuction with the book "The Dot" by Peter H. Reynolds and discussed with my students how changing something as simple as our words could change our whole outlook on things and ensure that we stay life-long learners.


Mrs. Johnson's First Grade: Creative Writing with "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds


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.


As a kinder and 1st project we read the book The Dot. A cute story about a little girl who discovers art through a simple series of dot paintings. The students were able to paint their own dot, or not-a-dot, with watercolors. This was a nice simple opportunity for students to use paints and learn the expectations for using watercolors. Ask them why brushes don't like bad hair days!


Cotton Bud or Q-Tip Painting inspired by The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds


International Dot Day Lesson Plan - International Dot Day, a celebration of creativity, courage and collaboration. THE DOT, by Peter Reynolds, 2003 This lesson plan celebrates International Dot Day with a student art exhibition based on the color study Farbstudie Quadrate, by the French Expressionist, Wassily Kandinsky, well known for his color theory. Students are introduced to the experimentation with color mixing, and create a piece of art to be part of a large, collaborative exhibit…


Inquiring Minds: Mrs. Myers' Kindergarten: International Dot Day: A Celebration of Creativity


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