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Letter Writing Ideas

Letter writing is one of the most important aspects of your sponsorship! We hope you find lots of creative ideas for writing your child and sending small paper items. Your encouragement means the world to your sponsored child, so write often!

Free printable coloring book based on Psalm 1 - print these out to mail to your sponsored child, maybe even color one of the pages for him, the kids love receiving art work from you too

Free Psalm 1 Coloring Book for Children

Use a few shape paper punchers to make a simple, but creative card for your sponsored child.

Nyla's Crafty Teaching: Why I Love Construction Paper Projects!

Lots of Printable Activities for Kids! Printables like these can be included with your handwritten letter to your sponsored child, print off a few extras for their siblings.

Printable Activities - Free fun for kids!

Cardboard Stackers - easiest and coolest upcycle craft and something you could send to your sponsored child in the mail (perhaps even a few pieces with each letter!)

Day #161 Cardboard Stackers -

Do the leaves change colors where you live? Take pictures of the trees in your area and mail them with this free Fall Leaf Shadow Matching game to your sponsored child this fall.

Write to your sponsored child about each fruit from Galatians 5:22

Compassion Family: What to Write ~ Fruit of the Spirit ~ LOVE

Make your next letter attachment a little more fun - use this program to change a photo of yourself into a drawing!

Photo Pencil Sketch

Letter Writing 101 - writing letters is a crucial way to build a relationship with your sponsored child

Letter Writing 101

Step by step instructions to make a quick princess card/gift tag (or a bear, or a puppy, etc...). How fun would it be to make a bunch of these and have your sponsored children share them with their siblings and/or friends.

Here is what one Compassion sponsor has to share about the importance of letters - "Sponsors, please know your letters are treasured, re-read many times and always kept in a special place. I have sat in classrooms and watched children gaze lovingly at a letter they had received and hold it close, almost as if they were actually embracing their sponsor." #compassionletter