Second Friday Letter Writing Club

July 2015 Focus: Great apps that help writing from the Compassion App! | This is a community board to share pins and ideas related to the letter writing theme which is shared on the Compassion blog each month. Thank you for collaborating with us to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name. In order to give everyone a chance to contribute, please limit posting to this board to 3 times a day.To be added to this board, be sure to follow us, then send an e-mail to : Compassionpinterest@gmail.com


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Second Friday Letter Writing Club

Second Friday Letter Writing Club

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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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    Compassion International

    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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    Compassion International

    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

YouVersion is a popular Bible app, allowing you to read, highlight, save and even share verses and passages in multiple languages and versions. Tap a verse to choose a background and save it as an image - then upload it to the Compassion app to share with your sponsored child!

World Countries App - This awesome app allows you to step into another country and learn more about where your sponsored child lives with fun facts and quizzes.

Drawing Desk - an awesome app for doodling, creating and drawing from wherever you are! Perfect for your kids to create artwork, save it, and upload it to the Compassion app to share with your sponsored child.

The Google Translate app will help you learn basic phrases in any language. Learn how your sponsored child says "good morning" or "hello," and translate a few of your own phrases!

Photo Editor by Aviary allows you to beautifully edit your photos. Choose filters, tools, frames and even add text over your image. Save your image, then simply upload it to the Compassion app to share it in your next sponsor letter!

Examples of letter and treat bundles to send to Compassion sponsor children.

Florance (3) June 2015 *cut pocket folder to correct size *letter theme: US schools; geographic location of where we live; seasons; animals; grandmothers; future job plan *items sent: stickers, photos, paint with water page, how to draw page (placed in cellophane party bag) seasons photos, map with line between our location and her location

Milagros (7) June 2015 *cut pocket folder to correct size *letter theme: US schools; geographic location of where we live; seasons; future job plan *items sent: stickers, photos, paint with water page, how to draw page (placed in cellophane party bag), seasons photos, map with line between our location and her location

Meliza (6) June 2015 *cut pocket folder to correct size *letter theme: US schools; geographic location of where we live; seasons; future job plan *items sent: stickers, photos, paint with water page, how to draw page (placed in cellophane party bag) seasons photos, map with line between our location and her location

Raveena (19) June 2015 *cut pocket folder to correct size *letter theme: US schools; geographic location of where we live; seasons; future job plan *items sent: stickers, photos, bookmark, scrapbook papers, advanced coloring pattern pages, seasons photos; map with line between our location and her location

Florence (3) May 2015 *Letter theme: introducing our family; my Salvation story * Inside cellophane party bag: family photos, copy of her own Compassion photo and bookmark, stickers, bandaids *Also included: laminated name card that I "zentangled," a picture my daughter drew for her, paint with water picture.

Meliza (6) May 2015 *Letter theme: introducing our family; my Salvation story * Inside cellophane party bag: family photos, copy of her own Compassion photo and bookmark, stickers, bandaids *Also included: laminated name card that I "zentangled," a picture my daughter drew for her, paint with water picture.

Milagros (7) ) May 2015 *Letter theme: introducing our family; my Salvation story * Inside cellophane party bag: family photos, copy of her own Compassion photo and bookmark, stickers, bandaids *Also included: laminated name card that I "zentangled," a picture my daughter drew for her, paint with water picture.

Raveena (19) May 2015 *Letter theme: introducing our family; my Salvation story * Inside cellophane party bag: family photos, copy of her own Compassion photo and bookmark *Also included: laminated name card that I "zentangled," zentangle patterns for her to try, an extreme dot-to-dot page, and picture my daughter drew for her.

Free "what I want to be when I grow up" printable. Use this printable to ask your sponsored child what they want to be when they grow up.

This sponsor got pretty creative with the 'When You Grow Up' theme! Looks what she made for her sponsored child! - Flip Book I made for my Compassion Boy in the Philippines. The template is from firstpalette.com