The Talmud says one should say 100 blessings each day.
Help your jkids count their blessings and appreciate what they have in life!
Everything you wanted to know about hakarat hatov — and more!
- Why are blessings so important in Judaism anyway?
- Learn the traditional blessings to say in a variety of situations, from changing a diaper to seeing a rainbow.
- Another way to show gratitude is to acknowledge “shehechiyanu moments” in your life.
- Check out these eight ideas for learning about gratitude.
Crafts and games to learn about gratitude
- Download and fill out these Gratitude Strips to name and remember all the good in your world.
- The good things in your life can include people! Let them know by sending them a gratitude bear.
- Make gratitude sticks so the whole family can count their blessings.
- Start a gratitude journal!
Videos for all ages
- Learn the hakarat hatov basics with Shaboom.
- Prep yourself with Shaboom’s parents’ guide to hakarat hatov.
- One way to start the day on a tov (good) foot is to say the prayer “Modeh/Modah/Modet Ani” when you wake up!
There’s nothing like a PJ Library book!
Here are some great PJ Library books to teach about gratitude.