Local Pen Pals
Develop a pen pal relationship with students in a neighboring school.
Paper, envelopes, stamps
What to do:
Why it works:
Partner with a classroom in a nearby school.
Encourages writing Forms new friendships with children outside your community Easy and cheap
Have children write letters to one another on a regular basis throughout the year.
At the end of the school year, bring students together for a celebration where they meet their pen pals in person.