Write a letter to your child or grandchild each year and include money for grad gift. I like this idea of writing a letter, and even adding money, but I think it'd be better to go longer than a grad gift. Wedding, first home, first child?
I always love anything Richard and Linda Eyre have to say about parenting - (another pinner said)- I love this money system for kids. It comes from the book "The Entitlement Trap" by Richard and Linda Eyre. Best parenting book ever.
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The notes are sometimes a simple observation, a sweet note, or a funny picture. I love that it will force ourselves to take a minute each evening to think about why we love our little girl. - would be a cute idea building up to Valentine's Day.