From God’s Heart to Your Child’s Mailbox

20 Love Notes Every Parent Should Write

When was the last time that you intentionally let your kids know how much you love them?

Sometimes life is just so busy and happens so quickly that we forget to do this! What better way to express our love than through a tangible hand-written note?

My kids love getting hand-written notes, and I bet yours do too! Mailbox love notes are designed to help you write meaningful, Bible inspired notes, and they are easy to use.

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Last year I purchased each of my children an inexpensive mailbox from a local craft store. My kids love their mailboxes and they get so excited when they see that the flag is up! They even play a game of trying to keep it a secret from each other, because each child likes to discover for him/herself when the flag is up. (And my children are not the best secret keepers in the world!)

I like to randomly put little notes or treats into their boxes, but it is so hard to keep up with this fun activity. Often weeks will go by and I will not have taken the time to communicate with my children in this important way. That is why I designed these “Mailbox Love Notes”. Each card features a verse about God’s love to us, and then encourages the application of this love to everyday life. There are fill-in-the-blank lines on every card for specific details and personal messages to your child.

This post contains free printable love notes with verses for parents to customize and use with their own kids. These are so cute and such a great way to teach kids about God's love.

I desire to teach my children that God is the center of life itself, and that His love, mercy, and grace is sufficient for every aspect of our lives. These cards emphasize God’s forgiveness and work in our lives. We cannot do anything so bad that God will not forgive us when we repent. And, we can never be good enough to deserve salvation. Only Jesus’ work on the cross can lead us to obedience and good works. If you would like more information on this topic, please read Give Them Grace: Dazzling Your Kids with the Love of Jesus.

This post contains free printable love notes with verses for parents to customize and use with their own kids. These are so cute and such a great way to teach kids about God's love.

The Mailbox Love Notes cover a variety of topics from encouragement to asking forgiveness, from getting along with difficult people to reassurances of God’s unfailing love.

If you don’t have a mailbox, these notes are great left under a pillow, in a backpack, or hidden in the socks drawer (provided your kids actually use their socks drawer).

Click on the title below to access the 20 Mailbox Love Notes (10 pages). You may make multiple copies of these love notes for your personal use, but if someone else wants a copy, please direct them back to so they can print their own set. Thank you!

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12 thoughts on “From God’s Heart to Your Child’s Mailbox

    • Thanks, Sarah! My kids really enjoy hand written notes and these notes are a great way to remind MYSELF to connect to them in this way. May God bless you and your family! (BTW, for those of you who are reading these comments, Sarah has a beautiful blog full of organization and life-simplyfying tips as well as parenting tips. Check it out at

  1. These are really sweet! I love the scriptures on them 🙂

    Thanks so much for sharing on this week’s Mom 2 Mom Link Up Party! Hope you come join us again soon 🙂

    Rachael @ Diamonds in the Rough

  2. Great idea! Thank you so much for encouraging us as parents to see God in our everyday lives, and make it important to our children. I know that I get so busy in the day to day that I forget to see Him much less show Him to my children. This is really good. Thanks again.