"Thank you God for Mr. Zach to feel better."
"Thank you God for me to take care of my toys."
"Thank you God for mommy to have patience." (I ,um... taught him this because Lord knows I need it and the more prayers the better!)
The point is- every prayer starts the same- he is already thanking God for what he is asking. I could stand to pray with the same expectation of God's hand in my life, too!
When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to them, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.