Originally posted on Little Log Cottage School:
This is the perfect time of year to focus on Thanksgiving scripture with your family. Creating a Thanksgiving Journal combines so many skills, and it helps your family focus on being thankful for all of God’s gifts. This month at Little Log Cottage School we are beginning our day by reading through our Thanksgiving scripture and writing/drawing our thoughts on being Thankful.
Why This Is A Great Activity
As parents and educators we want our children to say “thank you”. However, instilling the sense of gratitude goes beyond having good manners.
Counting your blessings is a step in leading a healthy, happy life. It creates the habit of looking on the positive side of situations.
Expressing gratitude helps kids to really think about all of their possessions, privileges, and opportunities. When they understand these were given to them by others, they begin to see how interdependent we all are-which in turn will increase relationships…
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