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Being Thankful (countdown/printable/keepsake)

Kattekrab Plane Tree Autumn Leaf Clip Art

I can’t believe it is already November! Starting today we are going to write one thing we are thankful for each day on a leaf and tape it to the banister or mantel so it ends up looking like garland. Not only will this be a Fall decoration for the month, but also a memorable keepsake. I’d like to turn this into a tradition and keep the leaves in a scrapbook or special box to look back on.

Here is the  Fall Leaves Printable I used on different colored cardstock.

Thanks to Mommy’s Little Helper for the idea and clker.com for the clipart.

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9 Comments

  • Reply Jennifer G.

    Love it! I’m totally doing this with my kids!
    Thanks!

    November 1, 2010 at 1:56 pm
  • Reply Olives and Pickles

    Cool idea!

    November 1, 2010 at 3:54 pm
  • Reply The Mom I Want To Be

    What a great idea!

    November 1, 2010 at 4:05 pm
  • Reply Lindsay

    We are doing this too! Love it! We don’t have a banister or a mantel so I draw on our sliding glass door with a window marker (to look like a tree) and tape them on the tree 🙂

    November 1, 2010 at 4:55 pm
  • Reply Heather J.

    Thanks for the link up! I think keeping these as a keepsake is a wonderful idea!

    November 1, 2010 at 5:01 pm
  • Reply Witchy Mom's Homeschool and Organic Gardens

    Love this idea! Thanks!!!

    November 1, 2010 at 5:21 pm
  • Reply Emily

    Great idea! It’s so important to teach children about gratitude.

    November 1, 2010 at 6:24 pm
  • Reply Mandy

    love this idea…thanks for the inspiration. we will be doing it as well! i just linked back to you on my blog.

    November 1, 2010 at 6:29 pm
  • Reply Elle Belles Bows

    Thanks so much! Great idea! Kerri

    November 2, 2010 at 4:41 am
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