Thanksgiving isn’t just about the turkey—it’s the perfect time to give thanks for the good things in our lives. Get the kids in on the gratefulness with these crafty ideas. From homemade gifts to hands-on games, flip through the slideshow to discover all sorts of ways to show thanks.

Thankful Statements

We think this idea from Meaningful Mama is one of the easiest and sweetest ways to help the kids show thanks. Writing it down on a chalkboard for all to see is a great way to keep the conversation rolling. Plus, this statement board is perfect for year-round lessons in gratitude. Find out more over at Meaningful Mama.

photo: Jodi Durr via Meaningful Mama

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