Download: Lunchbox notes to help your child build confidence

By Amanda Morin

Download: Lunchbox Notes to Help Your Child Build ConfidencePDF

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You can’t be at school to cheer your child on, but a little note in your child’s lunchbox can go a long way. Lunchbox notes can give kids a jolt of confidence in the middle of the school day. And that can be just the self-esteem booster kids who learn and think differently need.

We asked the Understood Community and team members to share what they say in lunchbox notes to their kids. Some send song lyrics and silly jokes. Some share notes that let their kids know they’re thinking about them. And some send notes in picture form, which can be helpful for kids who struggle with reading.

Print these lunchbox notes and use them to make kids smile, let them know you’re thinking about them, or give their confidence a boost. You can also create your own notes based on your family’s jokes, sayings, and traditions.

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    About the author

    About the author

    Amanda Morin is the director of thought leadership at Understood and author of “The Everything Parent’s Guide to Special Education.” She worked as a classroom teacher and early intervention specialist for more than a decade.

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    Rayma Griffin, MA, MEd has spent 40 years working with children with learning and thinking differences in the classroom and as an administrator.