Unlike countries like Unites States, Australia has only recently set aside a National Day of Thanksgiving. This day provides the opportunity to honour those in the community- teachers, police, emergency services, and more- and make a difference in their lives by thanking them for their service, their love, their dedication. The special focus of this day is to thank God... and thank each other.
Make this simple 'Thank You' peek-a-boo book for little ones as a fun activity that makes gratitude real to them.
Teach little ones to give thanks with a Give Thanks Peek-a-Boo book.
You can create your own Peek-a-Boo book for little ones to enjoy while learning to be thankful.... and it only takes minutes to make.
Adventure in a Box is my inspiration for this project.. (It's a great site for ideas and inspiration.) I've altered the concept a little to create a more durable book- especially helpful if you intend using and reading it frequently in your toddlers' kidmin area.
* One scrapbook album 20cm x 20cm (8" x 8") I found an album with an additional square pocket on the cover to include a photo of my grandson which made it more personal.
*Page printables (see file below)
*4 window-faced envelopes
Neaten the back of the 'What is it? pages by taping a line of washi tape across the join.
Slip all the pages into the album pockets in this order:
1. P.1 into the album's first page sleeve.
2. Remove backing sheet from second page sleeve and slip in one 'What is it?' page.
3. Slip in a picture page backed with a 'Thank you God for caring for me' page.
4. Remove backing sheet from next page sleeve and slip in another 'What is it?' page.
5. Slip in the next picture page backed with another 'Thank you God' in the next sleeve.
Repeat steps 2. & 3. to the end of the book.
Last of all...
If you're giving this book as a gift, adhere the final page to the back of the book album with double-sided tape. After you've create one peek-a-book album, you might like to include extra photos that relate to your family. Create more "What is it? pages as above and add your own photos using the basic pages as a guide.