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Saturday, August 9, 2014

August 9: Send an Email Greeting Day

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Email Pen Pals


  • Computer with Internet capability


  1. Consider a twist on a familiar activity. If you are part of a child care program or school, have you been pen pals with another facility? Consider developing email pen pals between your organization and another one.
  2. If you have regular access to a computer, kids can help compose emails to send to the other program.
  3. You can even set up an email just for this project through a free service such as
  4. Before launching this activity, let families know what you are doing and what precautions you are taking in case they have any nervousness about their children being online. If you intend to send any pictures of kids in your program, be sure you have parental permission.

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