Eight Ways to Teach Kids About Gratitude

Modeling gratitude and practicing hakarat hatov helps children (and us grownups) remember to be thankful for things in our life beyond material possessions. Understanding that everything really is amazing helps all of us stay grounded, thankful, and healthy. Here are eight activities that will help the entire family go beyond just saying “thank you,” to living hakarat hatov.

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Blessings For Everyday Situations

Did you know that there are Jewish blessings that can be said throughout your day? From waking up to eating snacks, hearing good news, even changing diapers - there are wonderful prayers and blessings for each of these occasions. We'll introduce you to a few!

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Shaboom! Episode 3: Everything is Amazing

PJ Library has partnered with BimBam to bring a fun, educational, webseries, Shaboom! to life. If your kids love Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood or Little Einsteins, they'll love Shaboom!  The show makes use of the same playful, educational, vibe but with the bonus of Jewish values and themes built in to each story. In this week's episode we learn about the value of gratitude and giving thanks, or hakarat hatov.
 

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