Young children love receiving mail – even when it’s purely part of play – which is why this fun, printable DIY mailbox and postcard sets makes a fabulous early writing activity for preschool and kindergarten student.
Making pretend letterboxes is a wonderful way to encourage pre- and early writers within an early years classroom to play with writing and reading as they ‘write’ letters for friends or family members and ‘read’ those delivered too them. It’s a wonderfully engaging way to introduce young children to the concept that writing is purposeful.
Printable DIY Mailbox and Postcards
The free, printable set includes a simple to construct mailbox plus four sweet postcards.
The printable document includes instructions for printing and making the mailbox – you’ll just need scissors, a gluestick and tape.
Once your mailbox has been constructed, it’s time to get busy writing and mailing!
Printing Your Mailbox and Postcards
Click here to download: DIY Printable Mailbox and Postcards Set. Save the PDF to your computer. Full printing instructions are included in the PDF file.