Thanksgiving is a time for taking stock of all the things for which we are grateful; it is also a time when many families perform service projects together, such as helping out at a soup kitchen. If community projects is always something you have wanted to do with your kids then anytime is a good time to start. Maybe this soup kitchen coloring page can be a fun way for your kids to reflect on what it means to help others.
Download and print: (by clicking on the following link you agree to our terms of service* see below) Soup Kitchen Coloring Page
A few things you can do to make this soup kitchen coloring page extra special:
Kids can fill in the border with things they are thankful for.
Kids can write in the border about their feelings helping out at a soup kitchen or other community project.
Decorate the border with a frame of fall leaves.
Fill in the banner with the name of a soup kitchen, or any other title of your child’s choice.
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Meet the illustrator:
Melanie Hope Greenberg is an award winning author and illustrator of more than 15 children’s books. Her cheerful, vibrant illustrations can be found in books such as Good Morning, Digger, Down in the Subway and A City Is. Her very popular Mermaids on Parade was selected as a Bank Street Best Book, and for the Texas Reading Club and PBS Kids Summer Reading Lists.
Melanie does wonderful school visits where she teaches kids about the process of writing and illustrating children’s visits. Learn more at her website.
Melanie’s newest book is Americanly, an ode to all the diverse locations in the United States. You can order it directly from Melanie here.
I’m sure you know a kid who likes diggers. Or mermaids? Or subways? Melanie signs all copies of her books purchased through her Amazon vendor link.
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