3rd Grade (Ages 8-9)

3rd Grade Axo the Axolotl wearing goggles and a snorkel.

This story looks at how “thinking outside of the box” can help children incorporate what they are learning about SPEC health to help them come up with new ways to keep their brain healthy.   

  • Prior to this age, children were learning to read.  Now, children are reading to learn about new subjects that may help them to identify their talents and learn how to think.  
  • By “thinking outside of the box”, we discuss how prioritizing sleep helps children with many aspects of their SPEC health. 
  • Throughout the story, we discuss how “thinking outside of the box” does not need to be done alone; people in a child’s support system can help.