Ways to practice gratitude with your kids and family

“One of the greatest dignities of humankind is that each successive generation is invested in the welfare of each new generation.”
– Fred Rogers

Here are some fun and easy ways to encourage your whole family to actively practice gratitude, during the holidays and beyond.

Turn your Christmas tree into a thank you tree with gratitude garland

Gratitude Garland

Go on a scavenger hunt!

  • Find something that makes you happy
  • Find something that makes someone else smile
  • Find something you love to smell
  • Find something you don’t need anymore that someone else might
  • Find something that’s your favorite color
  • Find someone to say “I love you” to
  • Find something that makes you feel safe
  • Find something that reminds you of someone you love
  • Find somewhere you like to be
  • Find something that tastes good
  • Find something you love to hear
  • Find a person, place, or thing that makes you feel blessed
  • Find something unique about yourself
  • Find something helpful
  • Find something you’re proud you can do