Give the book to child's teacher at the end of each school yr and ask them to write a small note and sign it. Give the completed book to child at high school graduation. I received this book for graduation. I love having the teachers sign it though!
I love questionnaires with kids to commemorate special occasions. They make such a nice keepsake for parents but kids get a real kick out of them too. Visit Yellow Bliss Road for this free printable back to school interview for.
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?
9 Skills to GET YOUR CHILD READY FOR KINDERGARTEN: Whether your child is two years old or five, these skills are vital to his/her success in school. Build a strong foundation at home before your child starts school.
Life Skills for Kids: Equipping Your Child for the Real World (Paperback)
"Life Skills for Kids: Equipping Your Child for the Real World" by Christine Field -- really great read for parents! Even as a proactive parent, I've put into place many more things the kids need to learn since reading this.