1) Apple cake
Gratitude and Thanksgiving
Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle (K-2 Grade)
RtR Sweet Treats (December 2021)
Thank you, hedge, / Thank you, tree. / Thank you, flower, / Thank you, bee. / Thank you, rain, / Thank you, sun. / Thank you, farmers, / every one.
In this simple rhyming story from the author of Held in Love, a child says thank you for the gifts nature provides, from hazelnuts in the hedge to apples from the tree, eggs from the hens to milk from the cow. Eventually, the family has enough ingredients to make something
a stable stood. A star shone bright.
It is midnight on Christmas Eve, and a child is about to be born in a stable. How can the creatures help?
First, the cow offers up his manger, and the donkey gives his hay. The doves will sing the babe to sleep, the trees will watch over him, and the moon will fill his dreams with silver light. It's a moment of magic, as a little child enters the world...