Happy Thanksgiving! After a lovely weekend with my family, I've been thinking about how to help my kids learn to appreciate the things we have and to learn the value of giving back to our community. This article from CBC Kids offers some simple ways to foster children's love of giving and caring by starting with the small things.
“If a child sits on a bench with the kid who no one will play with and hangs out with him, that’s a daily give. If they pick up garbage from the playground, that’s it. If it’s putting positive notes around the school, that’s it. It’s the really simple things we’re celebrating that we know kids can do at a grassroots level.”