Gratitude Can Be Contagious with Thankful Conversation Starters for the Whole Family

One way we can discourage entitlement and make gratitude contagious is with this Thankful Conversation Starters for the Whole Family activity.  It’s simple to put together and you can enjoy them any where.


gratitude & thanksgiving jar

Though it’s hard to be away from our extended family during the holidays, it definitely has pushed me to come up with some of our own little family traditions. This is one of my favorites.

One of the traditions we started four years ago was a gratitude activity that we all participate in (even the little ones) through out the month of November during our dinner time. But you can do it any where like the car, at a restaurant, on a hike or waiting for an appointment. Just print off the cards and stick them in your purse.

For us, dinner is the time that works best.  So at dinner we pull out a card from either our Thanksgiving Gratitude Calendar or jar (now that they are old we use the jar) and then we each go around and fill in the blank.  I always love hearing what my 2 year old is going to say, he doesn’t totally get what’s going on but we have him participate.

Now my two oldest, excitedly expect certain activities around the holidays and they remind me to pull out our gratitude cards.

Another fun thing you can do with your Gratitude & Thanksgiving Prompts is print them out for your Thanksgiving dinner guest and have each one take a turn answering the prompt during your Thanksgiving gathering or when you host throughout the month.

This will encourage you to cultivate a heart of gratitude and become beauty seekers of all the little blessings around us.

How to Get Your Gratitude & Thanksgiving Prompt Cards

I have made these with much love! You can download these Gratitude & Thanksgiving Jar Prompts for you to enjoy with your family.

Go HERE !

And while you’re there checkout all of the other fun things in my shop.

The mini pack contains a variety of fill in the blank prompts for you to enjoy as a family and it also comes with some blank cards so you can make up your own.

Want some freebies?

-Prompts in list form: 21 Days of Gratitude Family Prompts
-Spanish Gratitude Prompts Click HERE
– Gratitude Prompts with Scripture

printables above were made with Chevron Owl clip art via ~ Teacher’s Gumbo

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  3. Hello! I love your Gratitude and Thanksgiving Jar Prompts but I can’t seem to figure out how to actually get the download. It was not in my confirmation email 🙁 I would love to use them with my girls, could you help me out?! Thanks!!

    • Same as above comment – I would love to use these and subscribed as you described above, but the link was not in my email either? Help!

    • So sorry. I was planning on sending them manually to those who activated their account. So you will get an email from me this evening if you activated your subscription (basically, it’s hitting activate subscription when the email was sent to you via feedburner.)
      Mari

  4. Hi! I subscribed to your email and the confirmation link gave me links to different printables, not the Thanksgiving one. Can you please send me the link to the TG jar printables? They are so cute and just what I have been looking for! Thank you

    • Hi Katy, So glad you subscribed! You should have rec’d them this morning. Let me know, if you didn’t. Thanks for your patience. ~mari

    • Hi Tonya, I just checked and you should have already rec’d it. Let me know, if for some reason you didn’t get it this morning. Thanks Mari

  5. I signed up on your email subscription list, but received different printables than the gratitude prompt printable. Can’t seem to find them anywhere on the website. Is there anyway to get a copy of them?

    Thank you!

    • Hi Kathy, I’m working on updating this article as I wrote this last year. But I would be more than happy to send you the printables to the email you used on here. Enjoy!

    • Callie, the link has been update on the post. Just click above to download. Sorry for the inconvenience. I’ve been trying to change subscription companies and it’s just not working as planned. Thanks for your patience, enjoy! ~mari

    • Marion, the link has been update on the post. Just click above to download. Sorry for the inconvenience. I’ve been trying to change subscription companies and it’s just not working as planned. Thanks for your patience, enjoy! ~mari

  6. Hello, Like the people above, I’m also having trouble downloading the printables. I subscribed, but the downloads weren’t in my confirmation email. Thank you for your help. It looks like it’s a great activity!

    • Rose, the link has been updated on the post. Just click above to download. Sorry for the inconvenience. I’ve been trying to change subscription companies and it’s just not working as planned. Thanks for your patience, enjoy! ~mari

    • Rose, the link has been updated on the post. Just click above to download. Sorry for the inconvenience. I’ve been trying to change subscription companies and it’s just not working as planned. Thanks for your patience, enjoy! ~mari

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