I believe very strongly that children should be taught the importance of thank you cards, not just to keep up the tradition, but as a lesson in thankfulness and taking some time and effort to sit and think about the person who gave them the gift. I find one of the best ways to do this is making homemade thank you cards with the boys and using the time to talk about why we are grateful for gifts we are given. We pulled this collection of homemade thank you cards together for everyone who would like some inspiration for cards that kids can actually make themselves.
Do your kids send thank you cards? The MiniMad’s send thank you cards their have made every year. Last year it was thumbprint Robin thank you cards, this year it is fingerprint monster thank you cards. We love giving fingerprint monster cards as they encourage people to get creative and add their own monsters to the blank fingerprints. Plus these are easy to make, if you have smaller children they can just do the fingerprinting and you can add the rest. How to make fingerprint monster thankyou cards