Encouraging Kids to Choose Their Own Stationery & Write Thank You Notes
Traditional thank you notes have fallen by the wayside in favor of simple emails
and text messages being sent to the gift giver. While virtual messages are received
much faster, a thank you written on kids stationery will bring a smile to the face
of the gift giver. Here are some tips to help teach your child how to craft
Choose Fun Kids Stationery
Your child will be more interested in writing when they have paper or note cards
with a cool design or their name imprinted on the paper. At Oubly.com, we offer
some of the coolest designs, most of which have been hand drawn by our talented
team of artists.
Be the Transcriptionist
If your child isn't old enough to write, sit down with them let them tell you
what they would like written. Have them watch as you print the letters and
let them sign their own name at the end.
Provide A Template
For older kids who are learning to write thank you cards, help them get started
with a simple template that gives them the basics. As they get older, encourage
them to use their own words and add a few more sentences. Here's a simple template
for your child to use:
Thank you for the______ that you gave me for_______.
It is very_________. I will use it ______________.
As a way to get your child in the habit of writing and sending thank you notes,
make a household rule that the item cannot be used or played with until the note
has been written. This will also make sure that the note is sent in a timely manner.
Make sure that your child has access to some of their own kids stationery so that they
are ready to compose a thank you the next time they receive a gift. Oubly.com has a huge
selection of kids stationery just for this occasion.
Please contact us if you have any questions.