Our A-Z Quest for the Virtue of Thankfulness Can Help Kids Reflect on Gratitude.
Invite children to think about different ways to show thankfulness with this fun, open-ended A-Z Quest for the Virtue of Thankfulness worksheet. Choose from two versions of this activity - one in color and the other in black-and-white.
How to Use the A-Z Quest for the Virtue of Thankfulness
To complete this virtue worksheet, fill in a word or phrase for each letter of the alphabet to illustrate ways to show gratitude to God and others. Some examples could include, E—eat what is served, P-pray before meals, T—tell someone thank you, etc.
Students can work alone or in teams. Some players may want to score sheets for fun based on the number of words or phrases provided while other participants will choose to track who gives the most examples or play for points using the point gauge below. Just follow this simple point scale based on words beginning with the following letters:
A-Z Quest Point Scale
AEIOUW = 1 point
DHLNRST = 2 points
BCFGMPVJK = 3 points
QXYZ = 4 points
Total score for a fully completed A-Z Worksheet is 63pts.*
*Note: Some teachers may decide to award extra points for providing more than one answer to a letter. Be sure to establish rules at the beginning of each quest and feel free to make changes for subsequent quests as research skills improve.
Age: Gr. 4+
Focus: Fact recall
Theme: Virtue of thankfulness, ways to show gratitude, virtues
The worksheet is provided in both color and black-and-white versions.