Fill in the Blank Thank You Notes

Easiest Thank You Notes for Kids

Sometimes the hardest part of a birthday  or present-receiving holiday is the thank you cards afterwards! We insist that our kids write thank you notes. Sometimes it’s the only way their relatives who don’t live nearby know that they’ve received their gifts!

I think it’s ok to use notes that are easy to use like these from Excited2Learn. True, a ten-year-old can’t get away with these, but Exited2Learn has cute note cards for the older set too like these teddy bear cards!

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Are you still trying to extract thank you notes from your kids post-holidays? I am GIVING AWAY the snowman Easy to Write set of Thank You notes. Please just leave a comment and I will pick a winner at random on January 20th. You must live in U.S. or Canada to win — sorry, the shipping gets ridiculously expensive if you are overseas!

Congrats to Kim who won the giveaway!


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By Mia Wenjen, PragmaticMom


  1. mary hay

    What a great idea. Where were those when my kids were little? But the Grands would love them.

  2. Kim

    Love your blog – stumbled across it by accident, and read it religiously. I often go straight to my library’s website and put on hold books you suggest! Loved the idea about the kid friendly thank you cards – how perfect! keep up the great work,


  3. Ann

    Cool – what a neat concept! I think these would make thank-you cards fun!

  4. tmc

    great friday finds! and i love all your book recommendations!! my 3rd grader wants to read more from “the adventures of munford” and my 1st grader the loved “zapato power” series!

    may i suggest a possible “friday find”? please check out “zeebree.com”. a blog by one of our afterschool care teachers. she makes and sells recycle crayons in all different fun shapes and does amazing face paintings. you can also find her at “http://www.etsy.com/shop/zeebree”. thank you in advance for the consideration!

  5. sashlund

    Love easy thank you notes for my 2 kids!

  6. Dena Thomas

    If I die tomorrow, knowing that my children know how to show appreciation will be one of my greatest accomplishments. I have my seven year old write them for every gift received. It’s extremely important for children to show gratitude. These cards are a great tool.

    • Hi Dana,
      I am in total agreement with you! If kids are not able to show appreciation, I worry that they will never feel satisfied. It’s a painful process to extract the thank you notes out of kids, especially when writing is slow going for them, but well worth it. The notes that make it easier are so helpful! I posted today on thank you notes (very simple ones) that we made to thank the guests at my son’s birthday party. It took 2 sittings to get them out so that wasn’t so bad. Today, we need to do Christmas thank yous! ugh!
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