This Thanksgiving thankful tree printable is a fun gratitude craft and activity for kids and adults.
Here’s a thankful tree printable with colorful paper gratitude leaves that both children and adults can enjoy this Thanksgiving at home, in the workplace, or classroom. Thanksgiving traditions like this printable thankful tree craft and activity make it easy to increase feelings of joy and thankfulness during the holiday season. Even toddlers and preschoolers can make their own thankful tree using this easy printable gratitude craft. You might also enjoy this list of over 40 Thanksgiving gratitude crafts and activities for kids and adults.
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Gratitude Tree Craft Supplies
- Printable Thankful Tree with Gratitude Leaves
- Markers or paint pens
- Glue pen, glue dots, glue stick, or tape
Printable Thankful Tree Craft Instructions
Use these step-by-step instructions to make this easy Thanksgiving gratitude craft. Learn more about this modern Thanksgiving Tradition HERE–> Thankful Tree Tradition.
Step 1 – Download the Gratitude Tree Printable for Thanksgiving
Download the thankful tree printable with gratitude leaves HERE–> Printable Thankful Tree.
Step 2 – Print Thankful Tree and Gratitude Leaves
Print a thankful tree for the whole family, classroom, or office to decorate as a group. Or, print one for each person to make a thankful tree craft. For best results, print both pages of this gratitude activity onto heavy cardstock.
Step 3 – Cut Out Gratitude Leaves
Step 4 – Write Words of Thankfulness upon each Printable Gratitude Leaf
Invite family, friends, co-workers, or students to use a marking pen, or paint pens to write what they feel most grateful for this Thanksgiving onto each of the colorful leaves included with this printable gratitude craft. The Thanksgiving tree pictured has words of gratitude written on the leaves with paint pens, but markers work just as well.
Write words of gratitude on the colored side of the autumn leaf if you would like the words you write to be visible to everyone. Or, If you would prefer your words of thanks remain private, and known only to you, write them onto the back of each of the colorful fall leaves so that they will not be visible once you glue the leaves onto the thankful tree.
Step 5 – Attach Gratitude Leaves to the Thanksgiving Tree Craft
Use glue or tape to attach each printable gratitude leaf onto the Thanksgiving tree. Either glue on one leaf per day in November to count down to Thanksgiving. Or glue them all at once to finish your gratitude tree craft. Learn more about how to use gratitude trees HERE–>Thankful Tree Tradition.
Step 6 – Hang or Display Thankful Tree for Thanksgiving
Hang your thankful tree craft or display it somewhere to serve as a reminder of everything you have to be grateful for in your life. Please put it in a nice frame, pin it to the bulletin board, tape it to a door, or use homemade thumbprint heart magnets to hang it on the refrigerator.
Thankful Tree Craft for Thanksgiving
Use this printable thankful tree craft to increase feelings of joy and gratitude in your home, classroom, or workplace this autumn. Gratitude crafts like this gratitude tree make it easy to celebrate the true meaning of Thanksgiving with family, friends, co-workers, and students. And, best of all, gratitude activities are fun for kids and adults of all ages. Even toddlers and preschoolers can make their own thankful tree using this easy printable activity!