Character of Thankfulness

Bible Verses on Thankfulness:

I Chronicles 23:30  They were also to stand every morning to thank and praise the Lord. They were to do the same in the evening.

I Chronicles 29:13  Now, our God, we give you thanks, and praise your glorious name.

Luke 17:11-16  Ten Lepers

2 Corinthians 9:15  Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!

I Thessalonians 5:18  Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.

Videos that Teach Thankfulness:

Madame Blueberry Veggie Tales:  Madame Blueberry


Thankful Activities:

- As a family, take a moment to play a game of "Thank You and Praise God."  Take turns telling about a something you are thankful for.  After each person says their remembrance, together say, "Thank you and Praise God."

- Thankful Box
Find a box and fill it full of things that you are thankful for.  Add to it as the week goes by.  At the end of the week, have a Thankful party with a "Thank You" cake to God for all of the blessings in your life.

- Memory Verse Maze (Reprinted with Permission)
Create a maze throughout the house with yarn.  Add zigzag and wavy lines.  Along the maze at different intervals, tie three bows on the yarn.  Have the child walk along the yarn and stop every time he comes to a bow.  Have him repeat the memory verse at each bow.  Then say one thing that you are thankful for.

- Alphabet Thankfulness

With your family or a group, go through the alphabet and create a list of items that you are thankful for.  Have the child write the first letter of each word.  Try to stick to phonetic beginning sounds.


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