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Mistakes Never Give Up

Workshop Objectives:

  1. Children will understand the nature of mistakes and differentiate between what constitutes a mistake and what does not.

  2. Children will cultivate a growth mindset by recognizing mistakes as opportunities for learning and improvement rather than failures.

  3. Children will learn to bounce back from mistakes, developing resilience and perseverance.

  4. Children will improve their problem-solving and critical thinking skills by analyzing different mistakes.

  5. Create a safe and supportive space where kids feel comfortable sharing their mistakes and learning from each other's experiences.

Workshop Overview:

The workshop aims to create a safe and supportive space where participants feel comfortable sharing their mistakes and learning from each other's experiences. By the end of the workshop, participants will leave with a deeper understanding of mistakes, a more positive attitude towards them, and practical strategies for turning mistakes into valuable learning experiences.

CASEL Standards Integration for the Program:


  • Participants will develop self-awareness by reflecting on their reactions to mistakes and identifying their strengths and areas for growth.
  • Through activities and discussions, attendees will explore their emotions and attitudes towards mistakes, fostering a deeper understanding of themselves.


  • The workshop will provide strategies for self-management by teaching participants how to regulate their emotions and reactions when faced with mistakes.
  • Attendees will learn techniques for remaining calm and resilient in facing challenges, promoting self-control and perseverance.


Social Awareness:


  • Through group discussions and sharing experiences, participants will enhance their social awareness by gaining insight into how others perceive and respond to mistakes.

  • The workshop will emphasize empathy and understanding towards others' mistakes, fostering a supportive and inclusive environment.

Relationship Skills:​

  • During group activities and discussions, participants will develop relationship skills through effective communication and collaboration.

  • The workshop will encourage constructive feedback and peer support, promoting positive interactions and building stronger relationships among attendees.

Responsible Decision-Making:

  • Attendees will enhance their responsible decision-making skills by learning to analyze the consequences of their actions and choices, particularly in response to mistakes.

  • Through guided reflections and discussions, participants will explore alternative approaches to handling mistakes and make informed decisions for future learning and growth.


Target Audience: Children ages 4-8.​

Length: 45-60 Minutes


Setting: Online or in person


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