Children's story to help to demonstrate the importance of determination and grit. What can you do to help your children become more successful? Read with your child and provide examples of characters who have a growth mindset and attitude that helps them to resolve difficult or challenging situations. Teach resilience, grit, determination, and strength of mind, resilience is being able to spring back after a setback and define one’s self as a person who doesn't give up. It is vital that your children know strategies to gain help and support and to feel like they will eventually succeed because of a growth mindset, effective coping skills and strong inner values. Empower your children and help them thrive and not feel prolonged anguish! What to say when your child is struggling. This simple story about a child who had a tough day and was feeling glum. An observation of a spider helped the child to realise something important about resilience. This story can be used as a prompt about growth mindset and how to develop grit and determination to cope with any situation. Find out how growth mindset helped this child. Remember to read: Never Give Up Cally Finsbury & Timothy Finsbury Eventually Cally Finsbury & Timothy Finsbury I Shall Succeed Eventually Cally Finsbury & Timothy Finsbury Willpower Cally Finsbury & Timothy Finsbury High-frequency words are taught the same as tricky or sight words. This helps children become fluent readers as they should not need to use their phonics to decode these words that appear often in their reading.