Beautiful Oops Activities for 2nd-5th Grade Students


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Pages: 29 PDF pages + Google Slides

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Beautiful Oops Activities for Kids:

If you’re teaching your students about growth and fixed mindsets, Beautiful Oops by Barney Saltzberg is a perfect picture book for students!  These Beautiful Oops activities were created for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th-grade students.

Conceptually, these ideas are perfect for any level, but this literature unit was created with 2nd-5th graders in mind (2nd graders may need extra support with some of the activities). You can use this with small groups, the entire class, or individual students, as needed.

You will find the following activities in this file:

  • Teacher Tips
  • Your Oops
  • A Glass Half Full
  • Growth Mindset: Beautiful Oops
  • What’s the Use?
  • Self-compassion
  • Creations with Oops
  • Brainstorming with Figures
  • Sharing My Best Oops Moment
  • I Meant to do That!
  • Additional Activities

PLEASE NOTE: Since the questions and activities are opinion and experience based, there are NO answer keys.


This product includes a digital option (as well as the no prep printable option). The instructions for utilizing the digital portion appear at the end of the packet.

This PDF file contains 29 pages + Google Slides™.

70 reviews for Beautiful Oops Activities for 2nd-5th Grade Students

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  1. EL

    Erin L

    This is great material to accompany a lovely book. The students really liked it.

  2. GP

    Growing Positive Minds 

    Another fabulous growth mindset resource! I love using books to focus on growth mindset and you have created fabulous resources to use with my favourite books!

  3. BD

    Bronwyn D

    Great engaging resources! Kids loved it!

  4. JR

    Jana R

    Great Activities!

  5. KP

    Kristen Price 

    Compliments the book really well. Thanks.

  6. KP

    Kimberly P

    Love the connections you’ve made to the book in this resource. Thank you!

  7. ND

    Nichole D

    Can’t wait to use this!

  8. KN

    Kathleen N


  9. BS

    B S

    Love using this book and your packet will help me with even better lessons! Thanks!

  10. ME

    margaret E

    The class enjoyed these activities.

  11. RM


    I like how the product has teacher tips on how to use the product. The product is very personal and helps the students think through some of their struggles. Working through Oops! is so great!

  12. EM

    Elizabeth M

    Loved this book and activities

  13. KE

    Kimberley E

    This looks great! Thank you.

  14. MF

    monica F

    love it

  15. RH

    Rebecca H

    Love this!

  16. JB

    Janet B

    Just what I needed for my littlies. Great

  17. DS

    Darcy S


  18. AA

    Amanda A

    Thank you!

  19. MA

    Maps and Charts and Webs OH MY 

    Loved this for my GT kids!

  20. CG

    Counselor Girl 

    My students loved this book and activities! The drawing sheets were my favorite!

  21. MS

    Mama Stacey’s  

    These are so helpful and a great tool for my Reading small groups.

  22. BG

    Barbara Gardner 

    Love this! TY

  23. KM

    Kristen McGonagle 

    Great resource. Thank you!

  24. MM

    Marie Marsland 

    Love the questions for discussion.

  25. VB

    Vicki B

    If you teach mindset this is an amazing resource!!!

  26. LA

    Lisa Ann A

    Great! It has been fun watching my students create and focus on having a growth mindset!

  27. MW

    Melissa Ward 

    Love this! Can’t wait to use it

  28. JA

    Julia A

    Really brought out a lot of creative thinkers! LOVE.

  29. KC

    Kathleen C

    Creative activities!

  30. CB

    Claire B

    Wonderful! Thank you!

  31. KB

    Kirsten B

    I love being able to extend art activities and growth mindset.

  32. SG


    This was a great lesson for my 2nd graders!

  33. NG

    Nancy G

    Excellent! Thank you!!

  34. EC

    Emily C

    I loved doing these activities with my students last year. It complements Growth Mondset!

  35. SS

    Stacy S

    Nice resource for the start of the year!

  36. MM

    Moellering’s Motivators 

    Great growth mindset lesson! I love it and the kids loved it as well!

  37. EH

    Erika H

    Awesome! Thanks! Loved the watercolor!

  38. HV

    Holly V

    My kids love this book and these activities tied in nicely.

  39. KP

    Karen P

    Great. Thanks.

  40. JM

    Jennifer M

    This was helpful. Thank you! I appreciate it.

  41. EM

    Erin Mudie 

    Very helpful in helping the students learn and remember lessons learned from the book on growth mindset.

  42. GJ

    Gabrielle J

    Good resource!

  43. GJ

    Gabrielle J

    Good resource!

  44. KM

    Kelly M

    great resource! thanks!

  45. DM

    Deanne M

    Great lessons

  46. BH

    Beth H

    My favorite book I read every year…now we can extend it with great activities!

  47. DS

    Diane S

    My kiddos loved these activities! Great way to reinforce positive growth mindset.

  48. RM

    Rebecca M

    Great product!

  49. AH

    Amy H

    I was able to find the book on-line to be read to my kiddos. The packet is good and it a nice way to allow students to be creative to fixing what are typical mistakes

  50. DM

    Druscilla M

    Such a great resource for the children to see that our mistakes can help us to grow and learn. Thanks!

  51. NT

    Nicole T

    Exactly what I needed to make a fun activity. They loved it!

  52. SI

    Sheri I

    Great product! Thank yoU!

  53. MS

    Melanie S

    Perfect for teaching growth mindset! Thanks!

  54. LW

    Lora W

    So excited to use this resource along with the book!

  55. BC

    Brie Carr 


  56. KS

    Kristi Stoller 

    This is great, thank you!

  57. HM

    Heather M

    I tried to use this with sixth grade. I found that it was too easy for them.

  58. HM

    Heather M

    I tried to use this with sixth grade. I found that it was too easy for them.

  59. TK

    Tamara Konya 

    Loved using this with my kiddos!

  60. LB

    Laura B

    Great resource! I love this activity!

  61. RM

    Robin M

    My students enjoyed this resource

  62. JD

    Jennifer D


  63. A


    Helpful resource, thank you!

  64. MT

    Mandy T

    Excellent resource to use for independent learning. Thank you!

  65. KB

    Kathryn B

    Great resource! Thank you!

  66. KM

    Kelly M

    LOVE THIS BOOK and LOVED the activities

  67. CM

    Claire M

    Great activities to go with the book. My students enjoyed these.

  68. ML

    Maria L

    Used as summer project choice for 1st grade.

  69. MT

    My TEACH Shop 

    Great resource!

  70. MB

    Michele Brasher 

    Loved using the first week of school!

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