Why we love it
Kindness and gratitude are linked to overall happiness and just like sharing or turn-taking, they’re social skills we need to learn and practice.
These cards will help tamariki to think about and express what they’re grateful for, and the surprise element makes the exercise more novel, unique and fun!
The idea of hiding the ‘thank you’ in this activity does two things – it makes it a little more fun and it makes the child’s gratitude intrinsic. They don’t need to see the person’s reaction to enjoy doing it.