Teaching Your Kids about Gratitude—Thankfulness Activities and Book List

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This post will encourage you to teach thankfulness not just for the holidays, but all year long. We should be intentional in our steps to teach kids about being grateful in our everyday lives. You can also help kids with this posts awesome list of thought-provoking thankfulness read-alouds, missionary biographies, and beautiful picture books. This easily can be a season full of greediness and rotten attitudes, but it doesn’t have to be. We totally can intentionally turn the holidays into a time when we can’t help but focus on all of the blessings that we have to be grateful for.

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Click here for encouragement in teaching your kids how to grateful and for thankfulness activities they will love from Not Consumed.

God Gave Us Thankful HeartsGod Gave Us Thankful Hearts
I'm Thankful For...: A Book About Being Grateful! (Gratitude Reading 2)I’m Thankful For…: A Book About Being Grateful! (Gratitude Reading 2)
The Thankful BookThe Thankful Book
Being Thankful (Mercer Mayer's Little Critter)Being Thankful (Mercer Mayer’s Little Critter)
It's Great to Be Grateful!: A Kid's Guide to Being Thankful (Elf-help Books for Kids)It’s Great to Be Grateful!: A Kid’s Guide to Being Thankful (Elf-help Books for Kids)
Thanks for ThanksgivingThanks for Thanksgiving
Pete the Cat: The First ThanksgivingPete the Cat: The First Thanksgiving
I Am Thankful (Rodale Kids Curious Readers/Level 2)I Am Thankful (Rodale Kids Curious Readers/Level 2)
I'm Thankful For: Daily Gratitude Journal for Kids With Writing Prompts to Express Gratitude, 100 Pages, Teal (Volume 7)I’m Thankful For: Daily Gratitude Journal for Kids With Writing Prompts to Express Gratitude, 100 Pages, Teal (Volume 7)
Biscuit Is ThankfulBiscuit Is Thankful
I'm Feeling Thankful (Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood)I’m Feeling Thankful (Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood)

 

Written by Jeannette Tuionetoa

Jeannette Tuionetoa

Jeannette Tuionetoa is a wife, mother and friend to the homeschool community. She has been mightily, saved by grace and is grateful for God’s sovereignty throughout her life’s journey. She has a Bachelor in English Education and her MBA. Jeannette is of Puerto Rican decent and currently lives in the Tongan Islands of the South Pacific. She posts daily freebies in hopes to contribute to homeschool families like yours!

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