Children often associate love with material things, such as toys. How can we teach them this isn’t true?
Teach your children to appreciate what they have, from the great things in life to the simplest joys. More important, you don’t have to wait for Thanksgiving to teach your children what true gratitude means.
In this story, a sister teaches her younger brother how to be grateful for what he already has by making a Gratitude Car. His whole family gets involved in creating a new family tradition.
You will also find tips on how to celebrate everyday blessings:
- Use the additional pages for idea on how to create your own unique car-shaped Gratitude jar.
- Start each day by writing down notes with thanks for the little things that have happened.
- It will become a daily habit for your child to notice things that make true happiness.
- Teach your child to be grateful, but also to appreciate things that can’t be measured by money.
Our job is to make our children safe, but also to pass on our values that will make them better people.
Charming rhymes and colorful illustrations will help your child cherish the precious moments spent with you, especially when you read him this story before bed.