Playful Learning: Develop Your Child’s Sense of Joy and Wonder by Mariah Bruehl Bruehl is a former teacher who makes play and learning accessible to parents at home with kids. I loved this book and highlighted at least half.
Coloring thank you note cards. Love this for kids who can't write yet, but still to have them contribute! ~ writing thank you notes is an art that should be fostered early and often, then it will be automatic when they are grown up.