I took the $1 foam board that we used for our trunk or treat Craft Corner sign to use for this. I found some brown paper from some package that we received a few months ago (you never know when it’ll come in handy…I’ve just been using it as a “filler” dotting activity when the kids are “bored”) for the tree. Then I gluesticked (<— probably not a word, or is it gluestuck?) it on.
I found a template for leaves from Martha Stewart, shrunk it down to size, and printed out a bunch. The girls colored the leaves and cut them out. (We have fun trying to figure out which shape is which leaf.)
Each night after our Bible reading, each of us says something we’re thankful for and write it down on a leaf to stick it up on the tree.
I have been completely blessed by this simple activity. I complain a lot, but really, I have so much to be thankful for! Now, we’re thinking up ways to do this every day of the year….
Post of our completed tree will come at the end of the month.