It is November, the month of thankfulness. I recently led discussions in several classrooms of first- and second-graders, children in the 6-8 year old age bracket.
“What does it mean to be grateful?”
A few hands were raised, ”Umm…it means to be nice??” “Is it something about Christmas?” “I know..., if you push someone down then you should say ‘Sorry’.”
I offered examples of gratitude, and understanding dawned on the little faces. In one class I said, “I am so grateful that we are all here together…Read more