Thanksgiving is all about gratitude. It’s fine to admit you are grateful for the time off from teaching! Maybe you have 2 or 3 days at school this week and you need a filler. I have some ideas for you.

  1. Watch these animated shorts about gratitude and create a storyboard with your own gratitude-themed story. Gratitude | Short Movie – YouTube,
    Short Gratitude Story for Kids | Help Others Value humanity and Time – YouTube
  2. Make and design/decorate a Gratitude Box. Use our Origami Nesting Box Instruction Sheet.
  3. Make and play Gratitude Bingo Cards. Template and instructions here.
  4. Try this Map out your heart exercise found here.
    heart map
  5. Make a sketchbook assignment to draw things you are grateful for.