Pen pals for the kids. #1
By Kelly Bacher 10/16/2010 8:30:32 AM
I was wondering if there were any parents out there that would like to organize a pen pal swap for the kids. My daughter and I did postcrossing and she loved sending and receiving post cards from all over the world. I thought it might be awesome if kids of like mind and similar circumstance could get together to write one another. What do you think ???

Let me know.
Kelly Bacher.

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #2
By Sheri 10/25/2010 1:43:18 PM
would love to participate in this! My daughter is 12 and loves to get mail and write mail!

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #3
By Kelly Bacher 10/26/2010 7:44:30 AM
Maybe even if no one replies you and I could set it up for our girls?? My daughter is 11 and we just moved to a new area. She's lonely and missing home. We are WAYYYYY out in the country. I've tried to find a homeschooling group in this area but it is almost an hour away. My daughter runs to the mailbox EVERYDAY to see if she has mail. I think it would be awesome for them. MY email is kellybacher@hotmail.com. email me if your daughter is interested and we can exchange info at that time. Now I'm excited for her!!!

thanks for the reply, you made my day!!!
Kelly

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #4
By patty atheras 11/12/2010 11:06:45 PM
My son is 6 he would really enjoy a pen pal, I think it would be great for the kids to write to each other.

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #5
By patty atheras 11/12/2010 11:09:28 PM
Hi do you mean to tell me we are it?? the 3 families. wow thats sad :(
hope the girls have fun, moving can be crummy and a pen pal can be fun and help a ton. maybe someone my sons age might think about it?? we can hope.
Patty :)

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #6
By Wendy 11/18/2010 6:16:45 AM
Please forgive me, as I have not checked these sites out yet, I just googled 'safe penpals for homeschool kids' and clicked on the ones that actually mentioned something about homeschooling.

http://www.secularhomeschool.com/archive/index.php/t-496.html
http://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/explore/penpals.htm
http://www.surfnetkids.com/penpals.htm
http://www.penpalsforkidsprogram.blogspot.com/
http://a2zhomeschool.com/homeschool/concerns/curriculum/kids-love-mail/

Good luck! I will be checking some sites out too ;)
(BTW, I have a ds 11, dd 8, ds 4, dd 2)

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #7
By Kelly Bacher 12/31/2010 9:43:41 AM
WOW....those are great links. gonna peruse them further.

If anyone is interested in pen pals as I didn't get a response by email you can mail me/daughter (age 11) at:

Kayla Renouf
c/o Kelly Bacher
76 Link Rd
RR 3
Cayuga Ontario
N0A 1E0

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #8
By Amy Morgan 3/9/2011 3:42:51 PM
My only daughter is six. She would be happy for pen pals.

E-mail me at amymorgan1970@aol.com

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #9
By debbyban 5/17/2011 1:29:47 PM
Hello. my son (age 13) is looking for a penpal out side the U.S. if anyone has any info. or has a child who would be interested can you please contact us. Thanks ! (debbyban8@aim.com)

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #10
By Irene 5/21/2011 4:22:09 PM
This is my first time poseted. I hope I'm not too late to get involved with the Pen pals for kids. I have a 13 year old daughter who is interested in corresponding.

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #11
By Lee 5/23/2011 9:13:34 AM
Hello I'm new here & I have 2 Daughters (Ages: 12.5 & 15.5) & I'm sure they would love the be involved in getting Pen Pals. I also have a G'Doll (I have 2 older daughters too ages: 27 & 25)who is 5.5 who would love to have Pen Pals also. If anyone is intrested in including my Dolls please email me @ miller_1037@yahoo.com
Thanks so much & I look forward to learning with each of you & my dolls too, Lee

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #12
By BTay 5/25/2011 11:07:15 AM
Hi. I am new on here- My kids are girl(9), and boy(7), they would love a pen pal as they are starting homeschool and are nervous about losing their school friends. Are you guys still doing this?
thank you!

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #13
By debby 5/26/2011 1:12:59 PM
Hello. i have 6 children who homeschool who would love a pen pal. ages boys 13 and 14. girls ages 10,9,5 and 4. if anyone would like to be pen pals please contact me. we can begin for the summer. my email is debbyban8@aim.com. thanks looking forward to hearing from you!

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #14
By Shannon Machtans 6/6/2011 9:57:26 PM
Hello! New here... I have a 13 yr old son and an 8 yr old Daughter (we are in Alberta) who would like to try pen pals!

anyone can email us at smachtans@telus.net

I look forward to hearing from any of you! What a fun idea!

Shannon

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #15
By Kelly Bacher 8/18/2011 7:55:51 AM
Hi everyone!! So happy to see there are some new postings. I apologize for my tardiness but life handed us a lot last year. Anyways....I'm hoping to get get the pen pals for kids up and running this year. I'm considering starting a site to organize it. I plan on starting fresh the first or second week of September but if you'd like to start earlier we can swing that as well. I've taken down a couple email addresses that are age appropriate for my daughter and will contact those who might still be interested.

Thanks....~kelly

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #16
By Kelly Bacher 8/18/2011 8:00:54 AM
I forgot to update my mailing address. My daughter is 12 years old. Her name is Kayla. should you like to send a letter and start being penpals you can send the letters in Care of myself.

Kayla Renouf
C/O Kelly Bacher
Box 534
Campbellford Ontario
K0L 1L0
Canada.



Re: Pen pals for the kids. #17
By donna carpenter 9/14/2011 8:05:35 AM
My son 8 and daughter 11 have just started homeschool this year also. They would love to have pen pals to write to. My email is fuzzypeaches01@yahoo.com We live in Raeford, NC

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #18
By Chae 12/7/2011 7:57:11 AM
Hi, I am going to begin homeschooling my daughter (9) and son (7) in Jan. 2012. They would love penpals. Looked through websites but was unsuccessful.

Kelly: Did you ever get a penpal website started?
BTay: I also have 9 year old daughter and 7 year old son...interested in our kids being penpals?
Anyone else not have a penpal yet?

My email address is chaet0204@yahoo.com.

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #19
By Kate 1/8/2012 2:04:45 PM
My daughter is 8yrs old and in 4-H and loves showing her rabbits. We are doing geogrphy and lerning about the states. We live in CT and think it would be fun to have a pen pal from another state. If you interested please e-mail me directly likeafish1980@yahoo.com put pen pal from another state Or country in the title

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #20
By debby 1/28/2012 7:30:42 PM
hello we are looking for pen pals for are children girl 4, girl 6,girl 9, girl 10, boy 13, boy 14 if interested cantact me at debbyban8@aim.com

Re: Pen pals for the kids. #21
By Kelly Bacher 2/17/2012 5:03:49 PM
Hey everyone. Anyone who is interested could you please email me your emails or mailing addresses?? I am thinking about getting my homeschool group interested, if you folks are still interested.

Kelly

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