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Looking for some great Books to Teach Gratitude to your kids this Thanksgiving?
Books are a great resource for teaching without personally preaching to your children. Through the stories powerful principles can be clearly illustrated in a way easy for your kids to understand. Because these principles are illustrated so easily though a story they are more likely to make a lasting impression.
Here are 10 of my favorite kid’s books that teach about Gratitude perfect for the Thanksgiving Season.
This is one of my favorite books as a child. I loved the example of the loving tree who is willing to give everything for the boy she loves. Which contrast sharply with the selfishness of the boy who thinks only of himself.
My kids love the Berenstain Bears books. In this one Mama bear teaches her cubs about how to be grateful for what you have instead of always thinking of what you do not.
In this book each of MRS. Peters seven children are extremely picky eater who have no idea of how much work they put their mother through to make each child their food each day. That is until they decided to make their mother Breakfast in bed for her birthday.
Bear decided to say thank you to his friends by throwing a feast. However, when all his friends show up with different platters of food to share Bear realizes his cupboards areWhatpty. What is he to do?
This is a precious story of how Violet the purple fairly learns how to make Gratitude soup by thinking of everything she is thankful for.
I love this Dr. Seuss hits it home with how lucky we all really are. “When you think things are bad, when you feel sour and blue, when you start to get mad . . . you should do what I do!”
This Charming book is filled with Rhymes and delightful Illustrations all geared toward showing thankfulness.
In this sweet story, Punky Grace’s wise grandmother helps her turn her grumpy morning around my suggesting they have an adventure together to fill her blessing Jar. Punky soon discovers that blessings are enough to outweigh a bad day.
This story Little Critter soon discovers that money and things are everything. There are some blessings money can’t buy
Do you have a favorite kids book that teaches about thankfulness that isn’t on this list? If so what is it?
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