Thank You Note Tips for Kids By Emma

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Thank You Note Tips for Kids

Thank You Note Tips for Kids

My name is Emma and my mom let me write this guest post for her. I hope you will share it with your kids. I am 9 years old and in 4th grade. I noticed that adults get really happy when you show that you appreciate your gift. When we receive gifts my mom is always asking for me to write a thank you note. I have had lots of experience writing thank you notes, so I decided to write a post on how to write the perfect thank you note for kids.

Step 1.

When you write your thank you note you always have to write the date in the top right hand corner. Not just 1-6-16 you want to actually want to write it out. For example, January 11, 2016.

Step 2.

To show that you are writing to them you want to start with dear. Like this, Dear Emma. After you write your dear whoever you are writing to you add a comma. For example, Dear Emma,. Then you skip a line and indent. Indenting is when you don’t start at the end of the line, you start your word two fingers in from the edge.

Step 3.

To start your thank you note you start with an opener. For example, Thank you so much for whatever they got you. After that you could just go on and say why you like it, but I think it is nice to say something like, I appreciate you getting it for me, or I use it all the time. So the person that is reading it will think that you really enjoyed it!

Step 4.

You should always tell the person why you loved the gift so much, or what you love to do with the gift. You could say, I wear my new dress all the time! Or I love to draw with my markers all the time! But don’t just copy me, say what you loved about your gift.

Step 5.

You need a closer. A closer is a sentence that wraps up your writing. You could say, thank you so much again! Or you could say, I hope I see you again soon. Whatever you want to say to wrap your writing up.

Step 6.

End you writing with Love, Emma, but with your name. You could also say sincerely, gratefully, your friend, or yours truly. There are so many other things you could say but I couldn’t name them all because there’s so many. Thank you for reading my post! I hope you share it with your kids!

Here is an example of one of my thank you notes:




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  1. 1
    Dana M says:

    Oh my goodness! That was such a good tutorial. I will share this info with my kids.

  2. 2
    Lynn Clark says:

    Emma~I am so impressed with your post! I taught 4th grade and find it hard to believe that you are only a 4th grader!
    Your detailed post is amazing! You gave such excellent tips. I would feel very touched to receive such a personal thank you note such as yours. I hope to read more of your posts in the future!

  3. 3
    Stefan says:

    Nice tutorial Emma!

  4. 4
    Shanna says:

    Best tutorial! I will definitely share with my girls Emma! Thank you! ❤️

  5. 5
    Susanne says:

    Thank you for your awesome post, Emma! My girls write them all the time too and will appreciate your tips! We hope to see you soon. Love, Susanne, Sadie, Lyla & Shea

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    Genise says:

    Great post, Emma! I will share with my kids.

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    Tiffany says:

    Emma, this is a great post! Well written and sharing so many good tips. I’m going to share it with my 3rd grade son. Thank you for taking the time to write this post.

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