Discuss Vashti’s feelings to at the beginning of the book and her feelings at the end of the book.
What positive attributes did Vashti show that helped her create something better?
Discuss the difference between a fixed mind set and a growth mind set and how Vashti had a fixed mind set to begin with and then a growth mind set at the end.
- Display the sentence, ‘Just make a mark and see where it takes you.’
- Ask your child/ren to draw a black dot in the middle of their piece of paper with paint/pastels/crayons.
- Then make something from the dot that they have made.