Did you know research suggests that giving thanks has the power to make people happier?

When we stop to savor and appreciate our daily lives, the communities we’re a part of, and beauty of the places we live, we become happier. It’s natural to want our children to share in the happiness that comes from being thankful. Creating an attitude of gratitude in children is a challenge that goes beyond teaching them basic manners.

Check out our 7 ideas to encourage children to be thankful.

Day 1: Thinking About Thankfulness
Day 2: Increasing Responsibility
Day 3: Say THANK YOU
Day 4: New Old Toys
Day 5: Thinking About Values
Day 6: Kids in the Kitchen
Day 7: A Season for Service