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Demi Austin Thomas - How to Give Thanks

Parenting expert Demi Austin Thomas shares a unique way to give thanks this season.
How to Give Thanks
Level:
Beginner
How-To:
Gifts

TO CREATE THE THANK YOU POSTERS

MATERIALS:

  • Posterboard or cardstock
  • Markers
  • Stickers
  • Glitter pens
  • Any other decorative elements desired

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Draw out the lettering thanking whoever you’d like, for instance our essential workers! PRO TIP: You can also use letter stickers if you don’t want to hand letter.
  2. Add decorative details like stickers, drawn on details or glitter.
  3. Display in your front window or yard and enjoy!

TO CREATE THE THANKSGIVING TO-GO BOXES

MATERIALS:

  • To-go boxes
  • Gratitude cards
  • Ribbon

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Fill the box with food.
  2. Tie a ribbon around the box with bow on top.
  3. Slide the gratitude card under the ribbon, pass out to those in need in your community!

TO CREATE THE THANKFULNESS TREE

MATERIALS:

  • Branches
  • Construction paper or cardstock
  • Paper punch in leaf or another desired shape
  • Hole punch
  • Markers or pens
  • Twine or string
  • Vase
  • Optional:
    • Spray paint

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Collect branches and twigs, paint if desired. Allow to dry if painting.Cut out a bunch of pieces of paper in the shape of leaves or other desired shape.
  2. Use a hole punch to create the stringing hole on each cut out.
  3. You and your family write what you’re thankful for on each cut out.
  4. Place the branches in the vase.
  5. String the cut outs individually and hang on the branches as desired.

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