Sharing Gratitude

Now that the frenzy of costumes and candy surrounding Halloween is over, we turn our attention to Thanksgiving and the importance of gratitude. This month we will do lots of great crafts and gather food for a local food pantry.

Here’s a great activity you can do at home!

Gratitude Stones – Fireflies and Mud Pies

Many families use Thanksgiving as an opportunity to teach children about gratitude. A sense of gratitude, or feeling thankful and appreciative of the good things in one’s life, is an important social-emotional skill that can increase happiness and improve health.


This is a wonderful list of books about Thanksgiving and gratitude that you can share with your preschoolers at home.

10 Gratitude and Thanksgiving Books for Preschoolers

Thanksgiving is a perfect time to start teaching your little ones about gratitude and being thankful. One of the best ways I have found to teach this concept is by reading books about thankfulness. Here is a collection of the 10 best Thanksgiving books focused on gratitude that will appeal to toddlers and preschoolers!

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