Speak a blessing

Encourage your children throughout your lesson by supporting them when they are facing hard things. Simple statements like these mean a lot to your child.

  • That was kind of you to say “thank you.”
  • You are a boy/girl who is thankful in everything.
  • A thankful heart is a happy heart! I see that your heart has a smile.
  • I am thankful that you did not complain or whine when ________ (name the situation).
  • I noticed that you said “thank you.” It makes me happy when you are thankful. God likes to hear you say thanks too.
  • What an awesome attitude of gratitude you have!
  • Thank you for ________ (name the situation so you can model gratitude yourself).