Thanksgiving is upon us yet again. How did that happen so quickly?! You’ve brushed up on table manners, talked to your kids about being courteous during Thanksgiving prayer, and printed our free Thanksgiving placemats to keep the kiddie table occupied, but what about the grownups? Isn’t there something special for us?
I’m so glad you asked. Because, in fact, there is! This year, spark a little Thanksgiving conversation with our free, printable place cards. There are 10 designs, each with different thankful quotes on them. Scroll to the very bottom of this post, and enter your email to get the free, printable thankful quotes emailed right to you!
You’ll find some from your favorite authors and poets, as well as a couple names I admit I had to look up. But their thankful quotes were too good to pass by! So make a game of it and see if anyone knows who each person is. And while you’re at it, take a moment to express gratitude for the people and things in your life that bring you joy. Studies show that the effects of expressing gratitude last a lot longer than you think.
So go ahead and use these printable thankful quotes as a springboard for Thanksgiving discussion! And please, feel free to share these thankful quotes on Facebook and Pinterest! Don’t forget to scroll to the very bottom of this post, and enter your email to get the place cards emailed to you! Without further ado:
Thankful Quotes for a Happy Thanksgiving
1. Gratitude … turns what we have into enough.
2. Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
3. Remember to rest!
4. Happiness is not a goal…
5. Advice from Dorothy Gale herself
6. How we use our blessings matters
7. Be with those you like
8. Thank you is the best prayer that anyone could say.
9. Feeling gratitude and not expressing it? Bad idea.
10. Don’t lose out on your small joys.
So, as we all know, we’re big fans of freebies here at Smart Kids 101. And I know you are, too! I’m so excited to give you these thankful quotes as a free, downloadable, printable PDF. There are two versions: a set of 10 just like the ones you see above, and a set that leaves room for writing each person’s name at the top, in case you have assigned seats at your Thanksgiving table. That’s cool, too. Gotcha covered.
So print them, cut and fold (or have your kids do it!), and inspire your Thanksgiving guests with both your gracious home and thankful quotes.
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