This activity explores differences in children’s effort when praised for “hard work” or “being smart”.
Age group(s): Children (9 to 11-year-olds)
Time: 7-10 min
Scientific Topic(s): Psychology; Developmental Science
Supplies in Library Kit:
- 1 set of puzzle blocks (in “Blox Fun” box)
- 18 small (2×2) puzzle cards
- 12 large (3×3) puzzle cards
- Praise Instructions
This kit comes from the Living Laboratory and was developed at the Maryland Science Center. Click here to learn more about the Living Laboratory!