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Mailing Letters


Moms hate junk mail... but guess who might love it? Your kid! Put that pile of unwanted mail to use teaching kids how to drop it into the slot of an imaginary "mailbox" (a recycled tissue box or show box with a slot cut in the top). Use the opportunity to work on early handwriting skills and maybe even write a real letter (we hear it's a lost art!).

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