Gratitude is an important quality to instill in students to create a culture of kindness in the classroom, the community, and beyond. Practicing gratitude teaches students about having empathy for themselves and others, which allows them to develop strong relationships and effectively manage setbacks and challenges.

These 20+ read-alouds feature charming and relatable characters who model important social-emotional skills as they learn to be grateful for the things they have and express their gratitude to their friends, family, and neighbors.

Featuring favorite characters like Peppa Pig in Peppa Pig: Peppa Gives Thanks, as well as classic fables like The Lion and the Mouse and The Magic Fish, these stories will engage young readers at a pivotal time in their social-emotional development.

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