Teaching Gratitude: Five Practices for Lower Elementary
Introduce gratitude (and kindness and care) to younger students through these five lessons.
Students define gratitude and name things they’re grateful for.
Students share stories about a time they felt grateful.
Students consider the intentions of characters in a story who are kind to others.
Students walk silently around school, noticing people they are grateful for and telling them so.
Students draw and write about ways they have acted with kindness towards others.