Second Friday Letter Writing Club

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Second Friday Letter Writing Club

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Post an advent calendar to arrive in November!

Football handwriting worksheet. -great to help your little sponsored children practice writing, English, and they can colour as well.

Are winter sports your thing? Here you can find printable coloring pages for a lot of winter sports. Share with your sponsored child why you like this particular winter sport.

No directions, but the picture tells it all. Would be so cute to have your kids make for your sponsored child!

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    Dorothea Landis I love handprint crafts, this one is really cute! Would make a great letter writing topic too! - Yvonne :o)

Number Identification for Little Football Fans - Mrs. Jones' Creation Station

printable soccer players finger puppets.

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    Dorothea Landis very cute!! - Yvonne :o)

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    Michaela (Kirsteen) O'Neill

    I'm sending these to my sponsored kids, colouing one and sending one for them to colour.

Fun and Easy Kids Crafts for All Ages - Explore, Imagine, and Create! AllFreeKidsCrafts

Free Printable Sports Ball Memory Game. Print out twice. Cut out each picture and play Memory.

Inspire your sponsored child with the story of Michael Ohare. A successful sports star from humble beginnings that some of our sponsored children could relate to.

free soccer stationery for sponsored kids

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    Michaela (Kirsteen) O'Neill this one fits perfectly with our theme for the month, thanks for sharing! - Yvonne :o)

Baseball Coloring Page - baseball is pretty popular in a few of the countries where Compassion works. Send one of these coloring pages in your next letter.

Gospel soccer ball - this looks like a great way to share the gospel with sport loving kids

Share Your Favorite Sport with Your Sponsored Child - have you written to your sponsored child about your favorite sport? In this post, we share some questions you can ask your sponsored child about sports in your next letter.

Lots of printable templates for paper airplanes. I send a couple of kits in the birthday folders I send to our sponsored children.

Great Ideas for the First Day of School like...make your syllabus different from the other 6 they'll get, activities to help kids get to know each other (and help you get to know them), a great first day math activity.

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    Linda Mindrup this would be a very creative way to not only share with your sponsored child about yourself, but you an send a blank copy to an older sponsored child and ask them to fill in the blanks to learn more about them. Thanks for sharing Linda! - Yvonne :o)

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    By Quiet Waters this is beautiful! Thank you for sharing! - Yvonne :o)

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    By Quiet Waters

    It is so beautiful, I just had to share :) Compassion International - Yvonne, do you know if these types of printables get translated when we send them?

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    By Quiet Waters I double checked, and yes! The translators try to translate as much as possible for the children. - Yvonne :o)

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    By Quiet Waters

    That is wonderful news! Thank you for checking.

Pic collage. Use this app to put together a cute collage of pictures, stickers, and word art and send them to your sponsor child! The great thing is that it will only take up one picture space in your letter on the online letter writing tool!

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    Schuyler Kunkel thank you for sharing this app and a wonderful way to use it! - Yvonne :o)

SkyView® Free - love astronomy? Take screen shots of the stars and constellations in your area. Not only does this make a great letter writing topic, but you can add the screen shots as photos with the Compassion Mobile App in your next letter to your sponsored child.

Memrise: the ultimate memorisation tool for language learning - learn the language of your sponsored child with this app

A Beautiful Mess Photo App Video Tour - Use this app to include creative photos when you use the Compassion app to write to your sponsored child

Raveena (19) July2015 Letter Theme: My extended family; Inside party treat bag: family photos, stickers, bandaids, scrapbook papers; Also Included: advanced color-by-numbers, owl coloring, extreme dot-to-dot, how to draw page

Meliza (6) & Milagros (7) July2015 Letter Theme: My extended family; Inside party treat bag: family photos, stickers, paper glasses (walmart), bandaids; Also included: paint with water page, how to draw, color by number, owl coloring

Florance (3) July2015 Letter Theme: My extended family; Inside party treat bag: family photos, stickers, paper glasses (walmart), bandaids; Also included: sheep headband, paint with water page, coloring page.

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    Karen Corrado Law your sponsored children are going to love all the thought you have put into your mailings to them! - Yvonne :o)

Cozi | Must-have app for the modern family - with this app, you can set a reminder to write to your sponsored child

5 Awesome Apps to Help Your Letter Writing