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Children’s thank you notes

I’m afraid that writing thank you notes has become a bit of a lost art, but it’s an important skill that every child needs to learn and practice. I suggest that you buy a box of thank you cards just for the children to send. There are many cute styles wherever greeting cards are sold. A day or two after Christmas, the children sit down to write their thank you’s to grandparents, other relatives, friends, etc. For little ones, you can have them dictate what they want you to write and then they can draw a picture. For school age children, it is helpful if they decide what they want to say and even write a practice letter. The notes don’t need to be long, but they need to be written. And what a treasure for a grandparent or favorite aunt!