There is always something to be grateful for no matter what is going on in your life. Sometimes, it can take a bit to see it but it’s there. Research also shows that being positive and expressing gratitude can be beneficial to our health. These gratitude printables and crafts are a great way to start the season of giving and to express your gratitude for the many great things you have in your life.
Many of these crafts can be turned into home décor or gifts. How cool is that? I have several dollar store frames that I switch out by the season with printables I have found. I keep the old printables inside the frame so that I don’t have to go looking for them when the season changes and it keeps them in pristine shape. And people love to receive them as gifts as well.
From printables and decorations to journaling and other activities, here are some great gratitude crafts and printables you should check out and start the season with thanks.
Practice Gratitude With These Printables & Crafts
1. “Thankful for” Printable
This is a beautiful sign you can print on your own and create your own “thankful for” leaves to place around the tree. This is a fun craft that’s turn into a beautiful shelf piece for everyone to enjoy. Visit The Best Ideas For Kids to download and print.
2. “Let Our Lives Be Full of Thanks and Giving” Printable
This is a great gratitude printable that can be framed. The quote “Let Our Lives Be Full of Thanks and Giving” is printed on the sign. Visit Mission To Save to download and print.
3. Gratitude Journal Prompts
If you’re into journaling, these journal prompts will give you some ideas on what to be thankful for and make the perfect topics for the holiday season. Visit Diary of a Journal Planner to download and print.
4. Free “Eat Drink and Be Thankful” Printable
This printable art is great for a chalkboard style décor and is perfect for showing off during the holidays as you share it with friends and family. Visit Home Cooking Memories to download and print.
5. Gratitude Pumpkin
This is a great project for an entire family to come together for. The pumpkin can be displayed through the holidays as everyone share what they are thankful for. Visit Coffee and Carpool for detailed instructions.
6. 30 Days of Gratitude Journal Printable
Another great printable if you love to keep a journal. These printable journal sheets will help you focus on the positive instead of the negative. Visit Were Far From Normal to download and print.
7. Free Gratitude Tracker Printable
A great printable if you’re wanting to keep track of everything. The printable features what you are thankful for and also a way to keep track of your daily gratitude. Visit Mom Envy to download and print.
8. Gratitude Embroidery Pattern
This is a great craft and can be used in multiple ways to remind you of how blessed you truly are. This pattern can also be used on gifts for friends and family. Visit Super Mom No Cape to download and print instructions.
9. Thankful Iron-On Transfer
The EasyPress from Cricut can turn these Iron-On applications into a beautiful piece of work. You can use the Iron-On applications on shirts and throw pillows. Visit Sundaes Flip Flops to download and print instructions.
10. The Give Back Bucket
More of an activity, this Give Back Bucket is great for all ages. Get into the spirit by creating your good deed cards and see how many interesting and different ways to give back you can come up with. To do the activity, simply pull a card out of the bucket and do the good deed you’ve pulled out. Visit Mom Envy to download and print.
As you come into the busiest time of the year, don’t forget to pause and give thanks. These printables and crafts will help you do just that and remind you to have gratitude throughout the rest of the season.