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Thankful Tree

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The harvest in the fall in North America is also a time for giving thanks. In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October at which it is tradition to gather with family and enjoy the benefits of the harvest. It is also a time to reflect on those things we are thankful for. For children, creating a thankful tree is a great way to reinforce things for which they are grateful.



Thankful tree

Time: 20 minutes
Age: Any Age
Level: Easy

Materials
Branches
Vase or tall container (ie mason jar)
Leaf pattern
Card stock or construction paper
Scissors
Felt pen
Hole punch
Thread

Method
Collect a few branches from your backyard, local park or natural area. Arrange then in a vase or other tall container. You may wish to put rocks in the bottom for stability.
Find a leaf template or make your own and trace on leaf coloured paper.



leaf stencil

Have your children write out things they are thankful for. Young children can have assistance writing or draw out their thoughts.



leaf stencil
Sit the whole family down and share your thankful thoughts together.

Punch a hole in the leaf and pull some thread through to hang on the branches.



leaf stencil



leaf stencil

As an alternative, use real pressed leaves for your tree. Put on a strip of white paint to write on.



Real leaf


Happy Thanksgiving!

Categories
#Fall
#Autumn
#Leaves
#Nature
#Thankful Tree
#Easy
#Any Age
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Beautiful idea Janine! Thanks for sharing :)

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