This is not an original idea, I copied it from my friend Brooke but it’s a good one so it’s worth sharing. This is just a simple way to help us focus on the many blessing in our lives. All you do is cut out a tree trunk from brown construction paper , stick it to a window, and then leaves out of colored tissue paper. We keep the leaves in a small basket on our table and when we sit down for dinner we take turns saying and writing on the leaves things for which we are thankful. It took a few days for Simon to get the hang of it and understand what “Thankful” really means but he’s got it now. And what I love about it is that it’s not limited to dinner anymore. Any time Simon sits at the table he asks me “Mommy, what are you thankful for?” It’s a good reminder of how truly blessed we are. Thanks Brooke for the great idea.
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