Did you know that April is National Card and Letter Writing month? Don’t you just love receiving a handwritten note on a gorgeous piece of paper or an extra special card? Texts, emails, and phone calls have taken over. But, how special is it to receive a handwritten note? It’s like getting a big hug in the mail, right? Want to participate in the letter writing challenge?
Here are 5 ideas to get your kids involved with Letter Writing Month!
- Writing Tools!
Pens, pencils, crayons… grab your favorite, in your favorite colors and write a colorful letter. Take some time after dinner and make it a family affair. Draw names and have everyone write/ draw something to the person you picked!
- Don’t forget Your Pets!
Write a letter to your pet, from your pet or about your pet. You can even include a cute photo as a memory.
Think about someone who means so much to you and send them some snail mail. They will smile knowing you thought of them.
- Poem Time!
Can’t seem to find the words? Use some inspiration from your elementary times and write a Haiku. Make it funny. Your recipient will love it!
- Into the Future!
If all else fails, write your future self a letter and put it away to read in a year or two.