There are many different ways to teach children gratitude, and one very powerful approach is through books.
We put together a list of great kids books about gratitude that teach your little ones appreciation and generosity.
What are you thankful for?
Isabella has lots of questions about the world. She asks her grandma, “Why does the sea stop at the sand?” and “What keeps the moon from falling out of the sky?” and “Who paints the clouds?” But maybe Isabella doesn’t need to have all the answers. Maybe it’s enough to simply appreciate the amazing world around her.
Perfect for sharing, Thank You! will inspire readers of all ages to take a fresh look at the wonders and everyday marvels of nature.
One Big Family
A lovely celebration of family ties
When you have a big family, reunions can be loud and chaotic. But as this cheerful book demonstrates, they can also be tons of fun! From canoeing down the river to getting chased by bees to telling ghost stories around the campfire, the reunion is filled with adventures for the whole family, even the pets! But when the vacation comes to an end, will everyone be able to keep the memories they’ve shared?
With sunny illustrations by Sara Palacios, Marc Harshman’s winsome story evokes all the joys of summer vacation and family togetherness.
Thank you, God
A heartwarming reminder of life’s blessings
This bright, lyrical book offers readers of all ages and backgrounds the perfect chance to reflect on all the things that they have to be grateful for. Thank You, God is a celebration of family and friends, of homes and food to share, and of the wonder of creation from the first light of day to the calm, peaceful night.
This inspiring book, with its elegant yet accessible text and vibrant illustrations, is sure to have a powerful impact on readers as it encourages them to view the world around them with fresh eyes.