The Thanksgiving THANKFUL Jar

 The 'THANKFUL Jar' is a wonderful addition to Thanksgiving traditions.

Thanksgiving Thankful Jar

When family and friends gather, place the jar on the gathering table with small pieces of paper or card and coloured pens. 

Thanksgiving Thankful Jar
Each person writes what they feel blessed, grateful or thankful for.

They read out what is written, fold the paper in half and place it in the jar.

Next year at Thanksgiving reread the notes, and replace them with new messages.

Each year repeat the 'ThanksgivingThankful Jar' process.

To make it you will need:

A  pretty jar with a lid

Paper or card rectangles.

A printable label (see bottom of post)

A hole punch

Coloured twine or thin ribbon.

Coloured pens

Thanksgiving Thankful Jar  Thanksgiving Thankful Jar

Print the label of your choice in the desired size, cut it out, and punch holes for the twine or ribbon.

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Thread twine through the holes and tie a bow to attach it to the rim of the jar.
Place on the gathering table.

The Meaning And History of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a holiday that is celebrated annually in the United States, Canada, and other countries around the world. It is a time when families and friends come together to give thanks for the blessings in their lives.

The origins of Thanksgiving can be traced back to the first harvest festival celebrated by the Pilgrims in 1621. The Pilgrims were a group of English settlers who had journeyed to America for religious freedom. Their first winter in the new world was harsh, and many of them died from disease and starvation. However, with the help of the Native Americans, they learned how to cultivate crops and hunt game.

To celebrate their first successful harvest, the Pilgrims held a feast that lasted three days. They invited the Native Americans who had helped them survive the winter, and together they gave thanks for their blessings.

Today, Thanksgiving is still celebrated in much the same way. Families come together to share a meal and give thanks for their health, happiness, and prosperity. Many people also use the holiday as an opportunity to donate food and other resources to those in need.

As we gather with our loved ones and reflect on the blessings in our lives, let us remember the true meaning of Thanksgiving: gratitude, generosity, and community.


Free Thanksgiving Thankful Heart Gift or Jar Tags

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Free Thanksgiving Printables

Free Thanksgiving Printables

Free Thanksgiving Printables

Free Thanksgiving Printables

Free Thanksgiving Printables

Free Thanksgiving Printables

Free Thanksgiving Printables

Free Thanksgiving Printables

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