Gratitude Journals

I had been following Ann's gratitude lists for quite some time and wanted to somehow prompt my kids to think about all we have been given.  A simple journal appealed to me- everything in the same spot and easy to pull off a shelf and put away.  I joined the kids with these, too, my first entry being "Summer":

I'm encouraging them to simply list or write about the things they are thankful for, but they all started out cropping pictures of things they like:

And then there's the 4-year-old version:

Apparently she's thankful for a lot of people we don't know.  And shampoo.

Our notebooks come from Millers Pads and Paper, with line sizes appropriate to each age.