In the United States, Christmas toy sales and round the clock commercials begin as early as October. While kids rightly get excited as they make their Christmas lists in early fall, it can be challenging for parents to help them see Christmas as a time of giving…as well as receiving.
The illustrated children’s book below uses age-appropriate lyrics to help children understand the challenges other people around the world may face at Christmas. And, best of all, it gives kids a chance to give of their time and energy to encourage other children this time of year.
Sometimes, one of the best gifts is the gift of perspective.