Free Printable Father’s Day Card: You’re A Dude! Card

Free Printable Father’s Day Card: You’re A Dude! Card

Celebrate the dude in your life with this free printable Father's Day card that the kids can colour in and create themselves.

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Earlier in the year, I was slightly alarmed when I started seeing Father’s Day mentioned on social media.
Then I remembered that we don’t celebrate Father’s Day here until September.
The international multi-date celebrating be confusing.
And really, the cool dude in your life should be celebrated every day.
Here’s a free printable Father’s Day card to celebrate the cool dude(s) in your life.
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13 Prompts to Foster Gratitude in Kids

13 Prompts to Foster Gratitude in Kids

How do you foster gratitude in kids?

Spring has Sprung!
I find that my gratitude levels are at their year’s peak as we move from the chill of Winter into the sunshine of Spring.
I know that many of my Canadian and American friends celebrate Thanksgiving at this time of the year.
Gratitude is amplified at this time of the year.

Do you have any gratitude traditions or rituals with you kids?
Over at Mumtastic, I’ve created a simple Spring Gratitude Challenge with prompts that aim to send the gratitude levels sky-rocketing. Free printable and all! (Free printables make me very grateful.)

The printable is designed to create conversation starters. Some of the prompts ask for specific action, like create an artwork or take photos. But there are no rules to this challenge. Complete it as best suits your family.

Print out the prompts and stick them on the fridge. Or choose a few and get the kids to write them out and decorate them in poster form.
You could discuss the prompts in the car. At bedtime. Around the dinner table. However works for you!

Here are the prompts:

  • Write a thank you note to somebody. (Here are some printable thank cards. Or another homemade card for kids to create.)
  • Take some photos of people you are grateful for.
  • Create an artwork showing 3 things you are grateful for.
  • List 3 great things that happened to you today.
  • Go for a walk and talk about what you appreciate in your surroundings.
  • What is different today than a year ago that you are grateful for?
  • What is something you do each day that makes you happy?
  • What skills do you have that makes you happy?
  • Make and decorate a list of things that never fail to make you happy.
  • Write a letter to somebody telling them what you appreciate about them.
  • Make a playlist of songs that make you happy.
  • Lie in the grass and appreciate the sky.
  • Draw a memory that you are grateful for.

Head to the Mumtastic site to get a free printable version of these gratitude prompts

 

Spring Graitude Challenge

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How do you foster gratitude in kids? I’ve created a simple Spring Gratitude Challenge that aims to provide families with conversational opportunities about gratitude and its importance to a happy life.

Free Printable: Just Do You

Free Printable: Just Do You

JUST_DO_YOU_A4 Free Printable

What was with last week?
Was Mercury in Retrograde or something?
Or was it just me?

I feel like I spent the entire week second-guessing myself.
Questioning my parenting.
Questioning my teaching.
Questioning my priorities.
It was just. plain. exhausting.

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