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Fourth-graders at the Carrie E. Tompkins Elementary School write letters of thanks to servicemen and women.

-- Croton-Harmon students recently went beyond the usual Veterans Day remembrances and thanked servicemen and women with personal notes and letters, school officials said.Fourth-graders at the Carrie E.

Thank you to the students and staff at George R. Hanaford Elementary School in East Greenwich, RI for hosting a collection drive of "Wish List" items to fill Operation Gratitude care packages!

Thank you to the students and staff at George R. Hanaford Elementary School in East Greenwich, RI for hosting a collection drive of "Wish List" items to fill Operation Gratitude care packages!

Croton-Harmon Students Thank Veterans With Personal Notes, Letters: CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Croton-Harmon students recently went beyond the usual Veterans Day remembrances and thanked servicemen and women with personal notes and letters, school officials said.

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N. -- Croton-Harmon students recently went beyond the usual Veterans Day remembrances and thanked servicemen and women with personal notes and letters, school officials said.

Join Festival of Children, Team Kids, and South Coast plaza in setting the world record of sending the most letters to our troops and military families in one day! Young people of all ages are invited to come thank veterans and active service members and learn about what Team Kids is doing to make a difference in Orange County every day: http://www.gysd.org/set_the_record_send_some_love

Join Festival of Children, Team Kids, and South Coast plaza in setting the world record of sending the most letters to our troops and military families in one day! Young people of all ages are invited to come thank veterans and active service members and learn about what Team Kids is doing to make a difference in Orange County every day: http://www.gysd.org/set_the_record_send_some_love

Day School Children Enjoy “Operation Gratitude”: Students in Mrs. Knowlton and Mrs. Smith pre-k 4 class collected then donated nearly 30 pounds of their hard-earned Halloween candy to deployed soldiers with the help of the Operation Gratitude Halloween Candy Program.  The class made care packages that included candy, a class thank you letter to the troops for their dedication and bravery and pictures and drawings made by the kids.

Day School Children Enjoy “Operation Gratitude”: Students in Mrs. Knowlton and Mrs. Smith pre-k 4 class collected then donated nearly 30 pounds of their hard-earned Halloween candy to deployed soldiers with the help of the Operation Gratitude Halloween Candy Program. The class made care packages that included candy, a class thank you letter to the troops for their dedication and bravery and pictures and drawings made by the kids.

Murchison students send care packages to troops (Photo KEYE-TV)

Murchison students send care packages to troops (Photo KEYE-TV)

The Mayo Woman’s Club members facilitated a greeting card activity for fourth and fifth graders at Lafayette Elementary School on Nov. 15.

The Mayo Woman’s Club members facilitated a greeting card activity for fourth and fifth graders at Lafayette Elementary School on Nov.

Cameron Payne, 10, of Napa, left, writes a letter for someone serving in the military at the Operation Gratitude booth in Chardonnay Hall at the Napa Town & Country Fair, along with his mother Kim Payne. (Photo credit: J.L. Sousa/Register)

Cameron Payne, of Napa, left, writes a letter for someone serving in the military at the Operation Gratitude booth in Chardonnay Hall at the Napa Town & Country Fair, along with his mother Kim Payne. (Photo credit: J.

Livingston Elementary Students Honor Veterans

Union, NJ – Third graders in Kelly Kitzman's class at Livingston Elementary School recently honored troops through ‘Operation Gratitude’ for Veteran's Day.

Thank you, Start Goodness, for supporting troops and veterans! http://startgoodness.org/

Thank you, Start Goodness, for supporting troops and veterans! http://startgoodness.org/

Global Youth Service Day -- April 27, 2013: THANK YOU to Team Kids, Inc., the Festival of Children Foundation, South Coast Plaza & all who came out to write letters to the troops for Operation Gratitude care packages!

Global Youth Service Day -- April THANK YOU to Team Kids, Inc., the Festival of Children Foundation, South Coast Plaza & all who came out to write letters to the troops for Operation Gratitude care packages!

Students at Louisa County High School are letting troops know they are appreciated this holiday season by writing letters and assembling care packages.

Students at Louisa County High School are letting troops know they are appreciated this holiday season by writing letters and assembling care packages.

Many families use Thanksgiving as an opportunity to teach children about gratitude. A sense of gratitude, or feeling thankful and appreciative of the good things in one's life, is an important social-emotional skill that can increase happiness and improve health. In this post, I share a simple nature craft for kids, Gratitude Stones, that can be used to cultivate an attitude of gratitude from an early age.

How to Make Gratitude Stones

Learn how to use Gratitude Stones to cultivate a sense of gratitude, an important social-emotional skill that can increase happiness and improve health.

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