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How to Encourage Gratitude for Kids

How to Encourage Gratitude for Kids

How can we encourage gratitude for kids? Let’s jump right in . . . Pray to Encourage Gratitude for Kids Praying seems so simple, but doesn’t always happen. We say our relationship with God is most important, but the urgent activities take over and we push prayer aside.  If that is a picture of your… Continue Reading

Gratitude Activities – Prepare for Advent

Gratitude Activities – Prepare for Advent

As we enter the Advent season, we should remember the Thanksgiving holiday sets up Advent & Christmas. One way we can refocus our family’s Christmas season is to use gratitude activities as we look at the past. Our family’s past and history’s past. When we see how God has blessed us and others, we can… Continue Reading

Decorative Jar of Thanks Craft Activity for Kids

Decorative Jar of Thanks Craft Activity for Kids

Need easy Thanksgiving craft ideas for kids? Try a DIY gratitude jar! Gratitude mason jars are great Thanksgiving craft ideas for several reasons: Gratitude jars are simple and easy to make (perfect even for small children!) Gratitude jars give kids a fun, hands-on way to learn about true thankfulness DIY Gratitude jars are easy enough… Continue Reading

A Thankfulness Tree

A Thankfulness Tree

This time of year, you can’t be online without seeing all the amazing things people are doing. Things that encourage thankfulness in their families. My friends are posting picture on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest. Blogger’s are out in full force letting us on know how important this is. We need family traditions to pass down…. Continue Reading

Thanksgiving Traditions & Thanksgiving Crafts

Thanksgiving Traditions & Thanksgiving Crafts

I don’t remember when we started one of our favorite Thanksgiving traditions. To this day, Aunt Kerry is expected to bring Oreo turkey cookies.  Yesterday, I had fun with my granddaughters as they had friends over to make … you guessed it … Oreo turkey cookies. Not only did we continue our Thanksgiving traditions, we… Continue Reading

What are You Thankful For {Give Thanks at the Table}

What are You Thankful For {Give Thanks at the Table}

When I was growing up, my dad had us go around the table and and answer the question, “What are you thankful for”. The past few years, we’ve put a twist on this activity. If you’ve never shared what you are thankful for around the Thanksgiving table, here are some fun ways to do so…. Continue Reading

19 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

19 Thanksgiving Writing Prompts

Thanksgiving is just one week away, so let’s integrate homeschool into your Thanksgiving celebration.  Today, I’m sharing Thanksgiving writing prompts to help you in your homeschool. If you scroll around on my blog, you’ll find other Thanksgiving activities for kids. Today is sweet and simple. . . 5 writing prompts to help your kids write… Continue Reading

Encouraging Thankfulness During Advent – Part 4 {30 Days of Thanks}

Encouraging Thankfulness During Advent – Part 4 {30 Days of Thanks}

Day 30 Gratitude Card Idea: Send a gratitude card to another one of your kids This is the last of 4 posts about Thanksgiving, Advent & Christmas. Earlier this week I began a series showing how thanksgiving prepares your family for Christmas. Thanksgiving is one of those advent activities we should all be doing as… Continue Reading

More Thanksgiving Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

More Thanksgiving Activities for Kids {Weekend Links}

I found more Thanksgiving Activities for Kids that you can use in your homeschool this week.  Enjoy! Click on any image for more details. Question: How will your family celebrate Thanksgiving next week? You can leave a comment by clicking here. NOTE: This post may contain affiliate links. There may be affiliate links on this… Continue Reading

4 Fun Ways to Share Thanks at the Table {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids }

4 Fun Ways to Share Thanks at the Table {30 Days of Thanksgiving Activities for Kids }

Gratitude Card 17: Send a card to your doctor When I grew up, we took turns sharing what we were thankful for . . . before we at the meal sitting in front of us.  Oh man, it was sometimes hard to concentrate when you were young & hungry. Last year, my mom did something… Continue Reading