Writing Practice That Will Develop Gratitude

by | November 6, 2017

In November, we traditionally think about all of the things we are thankful for. Creating this Thankful Tree will leave your child feeling an attitude of gratitude!

1.) Gather a bunch of twigs and sticks and place them into a mason jar (or get really creative and use a pumpkin!)

2.) Each day, have your kids write down something they are thankful for on a paper leaf. You can hand draw the leaves on a piece of construction paper, or print them out on cardstock using the leaf template here.

3.) Attach each leaf to one of the sticks using a clothespin.

We do this every year in the office, and the kids love it! Plus, it makes for a nice fall decoration.

 

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