10 Beautiful Books That Show Kids How to Be Grateful

Gratitude gives kids an entirely new outlook on life, and with the right books, teaching it comes naturally.
Oct 24, 2022



10 Beautiful Books That Show Kids How to Be Grateful

Oct 24, 2022

Gratitude: It's something that's talked about a lot during the holiday season, but a growing amount of research shows that it can also benefit your child's well-being every day of the year. In fact, gratitude has been linked to improved school life, physical and psychological health, sleep, and even resilience. That being said, gratitude typically isn't second-nature to kids. Instead, it's something that must be taught — and once it is, gratitude can help kids thrive and shape their lives for the better. 

Here are the best books for teaching your kids the importance of gratitude, saying thank you, and recognizing the abundance in their lives at this very moment. Explore more remarkable picture books here. You can find all books and activities at The Scholastic Store

Want more book and reading ideas? Sign up for our Scholastic Parents newsletter.

Best Books About Gratitude

Life Experiences & Values
Age 8
Age 7
Age 6
Age 5
Age 4
Age 3
Helping Others
Gratitude and Thanks
Kindness and Compassion