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10 Ways to Give Thanks This Thanksgiving

The spirit of Thanksgiving is all about showing gratitude for your good fortune and giving to those who are less fortunate. Express your thanks this holiday season by involving the whole family in volunteering, donating, and spreading kindness. Try these great ideas to teach your children graciousness and goodwill. And don't forget -- you can use these ideas all year round!

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Express thanks in your decorations and traditions.


Decorate your home with words of thanks. For your holiday feast, create this thankful Thanksgiving tablecloth, use these printable Thanksgiving napkin rings and place cards, or craft these cute turkey place cards with your kids. During the meal, ask everyone at the table to voice a few things they are thankful for this year.

Next: Donate to a favorite charity, such as the Salvation Army or Goodwill.

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