I have a daughter who seems hates challenges. She& rather get mad and give up than persevere. She does not have what professor Angela Duckworth calls grit and author Carol Dweck calls it a growth mindset. (And kind of worried, too.
Scientist of the Month bulletin board-- nice. I love this idea. Why not a scientist of the month and an artist of the month and an author of the month and mathematician of the month and an inventor of the month.