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'My Curious Mind' Growth Mindset Art Activity

Free | 2 pages (PDF)|Grades: 3 - 6

A creative visual art activity, inspired by Professor Stephen Hawking, to use when learning about growth mindset.

This visual art activity has been designed to complement student learning about the life and achievements of Professor Stephen Hawking. It also makes a wonderful activity to encourage a positive attitude towards learning and a growth mindset.

Students create a self-portrait inspired by the limitless nature of the human mind.

This teaching resource contains a single page profile of Professor Stephen Hawking as well as an inspirational passage that students can consider before beginning their artwork.

  National Curriculum Curriculum alignment

  • Art and design

    Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design. Pupils should be taught: to create sket...

  • Art and design

    Pupils should be taught to develop their techniques, including their control and their use of materials, with creativity, experimentation and an increasing awareness of different kinds of art, craft and design. Pupils should be taught: to create sket...

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