Let’s write more notes to our children.
Blank 3X5 index cards can work.
We will leave them in books and on pillows, in lunch boxes, and in coat pockets.
Let’s write short little sentences.
Little doodles, or perhaps a poem.
one silly line.
I think I simply like the idea of fostering of a whimsical creativity in kids.
It’s about noticing, and caring, and encouraging feedback.
Most children love receiving notes—both those who can read and those who can’t. Little ones are usually thrilled to receive a printed message from their parents. It encourages them to write or draw notes back to their parents.
-Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk (Amazon)