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Gratitude Jar Free Printable Download


This adorable gratitude jar will provide you with creative prompts that will help cultivate an attitude of gratitude.

gratitude jar with paper chain for thanksgiving

Get ready for Thanksgiving with a gratitude jar!

I love Thanksgiving because it gives us time to reflect on all that we are thankful for. Several years ago I made a Thankful Thanksgiving Jar that really helped my family recognize some of our blessings during the holiday season. Today we are sharing another darling variation of a gratitude jar with free printables you are sure to love!

gratitude jar prompts for things you are grateful for

How to Make Your Own Gratitude Jar


  • Jar
  • Tape
  • Labels & paper strips – DOWNLOAD BELOW
  • Stapler


  1. Download and print the free gratitude jar printables.
  2. Attach the label to the front of your jar with some tape.
  3. Cut the gratitude prompts into strips stick the strips in your jar. Take out a prompt every day and fill it out, then make a paper chain with all the responses. Watch your chain grow all month long!
  4. For a creative and meaningful Thanksgiving activity, read through your family’s responses before or after Thanksgiving dinner.

Take it a step further…

Create a year full of abundance by adding responses to the jar throughout the coming year. Next Thanksgiving, you’ll have a full year of blessings to reflect on and be grateful for!

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Want to make your own gratitude jar for your family?



Please remember: As with all our printables, our Gratitude Jar printables are for personal use only. Please do not sell our files or print a mass number of copies. Please do not claim them as your own. Thanks for your support! 

Have a great Thanksgiving!

free printable gratitude jar with prompts and activities to help count your blessings

This idea for a Gratitude Jar originally published on Somewhat Simple in November 2012. It was submitted by Paper Coterie, a printing website who is no longer in business. We updated this post with new designs in 2018, for the readers of SomewhatSimple. 

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