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Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: A Gratitude Tree

Submitted by on November 6, 2017 – 7:08 am2 Comments

Thanksgiving Craft for Kids: A Gratitude Tree

 

It’s early in the month so why not start recognizing and sharing what you are thankful for. A gratitude tree is the perfect way to express thanks.

How to make the Gratitude Tree:

  1. Start with a piece of poster board. Draw a tree outline on the poster board, let your kids color it. Thanksgiving Craft for Kids
  2. You can use construction paper to cut out the leaves or have the kids color leaves you cut out with plain paper.make a gratitude tree
  3. Use the attached leaf templates to make the leaves. Just click on the image to open a new file and save the image for printing. I chose to use oak leaves for my tree but mix them up, the template also has a maple leaf and an elm leaf! This is a special tree, you can use all different types of leaves.free fall leaf templatemaple leaf template
  4. Use a black marker to write who or what you are grateful for on the leaf. fall craft for kids
  5. Attach the leaf with double stick tape or a glue stick.
  6. Have fun! Use the opportunity to talk to your kids about how important gratitude is year round.
  7. Hang the tree somewhere in your home where everyone can see it daily.

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family.

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