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This template helps explain the learning process to children using the “Learning Pit” metaphor.


The Learning Pit shows students that struggles and feeling stuck are normal parts of learning deeply. 


When learning something new, you might struggle or feel stuck. The Learning Pit illustrates that making mistakes and facing difficulties are part of the process. It highlights the importance of perseverance and trying different approaches to master new skills.


Many students get frustrated when they don’t understand something or make mistakes. This tool encourages perseverance and helps them see that these struggles are normal. It reassures them that they can keep climbing out of the pit and experience deep learning!

The Learning Pit Template

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