My daughter recently had her 7th birthday party, the first at which she opened gifts in front of her friends, instead of after the party. With the gift-laden holiday season nearly upon us, I thought I'd share my tips and thoughts on children opening gifts (applicable to holiday parties and gatherings as much as at birthday parties) as well as the important tradition of thank you notes.
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Should Children Open Gifts at Birthday Parties
Trying to decide if your child should open gifts at his or her party? Tips and advice on how to decide.
Gift Opening Tips for Children
Before children open presents in front of others at birthday parties or holiday gatherings, here's some important tips and skills to teach them about the manners and courtesy involved in graciously receiving gifts.
Writing Thank You Notes with Children
Tips and guidelines on writing thank you notes with children.
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