Another Giveaway? You Got It!

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy—it’s another giveaway! Today’s National Teacher Appreciation Week Giveaway prize is five nature-themed books. The collection includes a wordless picture book that reminds readers of the importance of bees in our ecosystem, a stunning picture book that introduces seventeen fantastic flowers, two books about trees that beg to be compared…

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Sweet and Simple Mother’s Day Cards

As a classroom teacher and in my position here at The Mailbox, I’ve always approached Mother’s Day (and Father’s Day) with extra care. Perhaps it’s because I lost my mother at a young age. Fortunately, I had a grandmother who welcomed my school-made Mother’s Day cards! There are a whole bunch of wonderful projects and…

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Life-Cycle Booklet Bonanza!

What do a butterfly, a goose, a frog, and a chicken all have in common? Each one starts out as an egg! You knew that, didn’t you? Well perhaps this is more newsworthy—did you know you can get your hands on a life-cycle booklet activity for each of these critters at TheMailbox.com? It’s true! In fact,…

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Balloons and Broadway

At some point during Thanksgiving Day morning, you’ll find me sacked out in my favorite chair taking in the sights and sounds of the annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. One day, I’m hoping to watch the parade from a New York City rooftop and be nose to nose with those totally awesome and humongous caricature…

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