The Gratitude Car

Teach Your Children an Everyday Family Tradition to Be Grateful for What You Have. Includes a DIY Activity to Make a Truck-Shaped Gratitude Jar.

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Pub Date 13 Oct 2021 | Archive Date 23 Nov 2021

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Teach your children to appreciate what they have, from the great things in life to the simplest joys. More important, you don't have to wait for Thanksgiving to teach your children what true gratitude means.

In this story, a sister teaches her younger brother how to be grateful for what he already has by making a Gratitude Car. His whole family gets involved in creating a new family tradition.

You will also find tips on how to celebrate everyday blessings:

- Use the additional pages for idea on how to create your own unique car-shaped Gratitude jar.

- Start each day by writing down notes with thanks for the little things that have happened.

- It will become a daily habit for your child to notice things that make true happiness.

- Teach your child to be grateful, but also to appreciate things that can't be measured by money.

Our job is to make our children safe, but also to pass on our values that will make them better people.

Charming rhymes and colorful illustrations will help your child cherish the precious moments spent with you, especially when you read him this story before bed.


Teach your children to appreciate what they have, from the great things in life to the...

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This is such a sweet creative and fun book and activity! I will be picking it up as gifts! The rhymes were simple but thoughtful and the characters and illustrations were well done and heart warming.

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What a sweet and creative book! It would make a wonderful gift! A simple rhyme and amazing illustrations made for a story that was well written and heartwarming.

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This is a fun children's book which has a message of teaching children to appreciate what they have, and not just material items. It shows children how to make a gratitude car, which is like a gratitude jar. In the story, a little boy is taught by his sister how to be more grateful for everything in his life. The story is told in rhyme, which I loved, and the book has lovely images. The story is heartwarming and it will bring joy to every child who reads it. Many thanks to the author, publisher and NetGalley for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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I had so much fun reading this. While I don’t have much to say, this was very cute and lighthearted and something I think kids will absolutely love!

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This is a wonderful book! This is a new take on a great idea, that of a gratitude jar. The story, written in simple rhyme, sends a clear message to children about gratitude. It’s great to dream but we need to be thankful for what we have. I think children will love the pattern so they can make their own gratitude car!

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Fabulous book and follow-up activity for children during Thanksgiving. Simple rhyming text and illustrations show that one can appreciate what one has, even when one does not receive the material objects one wishes for.

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This is a wonderful tool to use to help a child learn what gratitude is, in a fun way. the boy in the story wanted an elephant but got a goldfish instead. This lead to feelings of hurt but his family encouraged him to make a gratitude car. Then each member of the family filled it with things they were grateful for. Even his grandparents and baby brother put ideas in. Seeing how gratitude worked in his family's life, the boy found his own source of gratitude. I love this book and feel that every parent or grandparent could be helped by the ideas in it. The illustrations are attention getting and filled with imagination. I was given this book by NetGalley in exchange for my honest revie. All opinions are my own.

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