Friday, December 02, 2011

Thankful Chain Christmas Garland

We started this "Christmas thankful chain" on Thanksgiving day

We each came up with a few things we were thankful for and wrote them on a link.  We try to add a few each day.

I love looking at some of the things the kids have come up with ... a few of my favorites are "babydolls", "Star Wars toys" and "hot chocolate".

I enjoy adding to this everyday  throughout the season... I'm hoping it will swoop all the way around the room by the New Year!

I'm finding this to be a really nice reminder of all the things we are thankful for... especially in a season that can cause kids to dwell on "what I want".  So many people ask our kids the question, "what do you want for Christmas?" throughout the month of December; it's nearly unavoidable they will think about it more often than the rest of the year.  We'll see if this helps.

Thanks so much for stopping by!  It's a week past Thanksgiving, but I'd love to hear what you are most thankful for in the comments!

Blessings,
Jamie
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10 comments:

  1. i think you already know i love his idea! so sweet!

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  2. It's a really simple yet powerful idea and so important to teach kids.

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  3. Great idea. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. Such a nice idea to continue the thankful spirit!

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  5. Great idea! I just found you on Sisters of the Wild West link party. I hope you will follow me back over at www.createdbycori.blogspot.com

    Off to see more of your stuff!

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  6. What a sweet idea. So many times we like to remove links from paper chains, but adding them is a sweet idea.

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  7. What a good idea! I think the extra focus on thankfulness is fantastic.:)

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  8. I love this idea!!! Thanks for sharing this! Would you please share this with our readers for our Fun Stuff Fridays linky party? http://www.toysinthedryer.com/2011/12/fun-stuff-fridays-3.html

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