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Letters & Mail

By Anna B.
January 15, 2021

Sending and receiving mail is practically magical. When they write their own letters, kids have the power to communicate as they wish, whether it’s a drawing, a story, or just them writing their name down. Learning how to address an envelope has it’s own art as well, understanding the importance of place in the world. But how does it all work? Here’s our guide to the true and, well, exaggerated magic of mail.

HOW DOES THE MAIL WORK?

In simple text, learn about the tasks of mail carriers in your neighborhood.

In this early reader, Katie Woo visits the post office and finds out how the mail works.

See how the big machines quickly sort out thousands of letters to send them on their way.

THINGS TO DO

From pen pals to addressing envelopes, Scholastic, along with the USPS, has put together of fun family activity guide for sharing how much you care through mail! It also includes card and envelope templates for crafting your own mail.

You can make envelopes as you unique as the letters you mail. Find out from Anna how to craft your own.

BOOKS – JUST FOR FUN

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