We are pleased to announce Teach Preschool’s fourth annual fall postcard exchange. Over the last four years, Deborah has learned many things about organizing a postcard exchange. Each year, she tweaks the format just a little to make it run a little more smoothly. Last year, I had the pleasure of helping her organize the exchange and I can honestly say it is a WHOLE LOTTA work! But I think we may have finally figured out the secret to making the postcard exchange much more manageable for us, while also allowing our participants a bit more ownership.
This year, we will be using a new private Facebook group exclusively for all communication and address exchanges. You must be a member of this Facebook group to participate in this year’s postcard exchange. You will be asked to enter your email below so that we may send you an invitation to join the 2013 Teach Preschool Postcard Exchange group. All communication after that will be through the group, rather than by email.
2013 Teach Preschool Postcard Exchange
The following are the details for the 2013 Teach Preschool Postcard Exchange…
Date: Week of September 15th, 2013 through the week of December 1st, 2013
Number of post cards : The groups will consist of 12 members, with at least 2 members from outside the U.S. You will need to plan to mail at least 1 postcard per week over an 11 week period of time. Keep in mind that international postage costs a bit extra (about $1-2 per postcard).
Who may join: The fall postcard exchange is open to any preschool age (ages 3 to 5) classroom or homeschool group of children. What should you send: Any type of postcard is acceptable.
What should you include on your postcard: A little bit about your class and the state or country your post card is from.
How do you sign up: To sign up for the 2013 Teach Preschool Postcard Exchange please click on the link below to enter your email address and Facebook user name. An invitation to join the Facebook group will be sent to the email address you enter. Please be sure to check your spam or junk folder, as well. Addresses will be exchanged among members in the private, invitation only Facebook page. Further details and instructions will be posted on the 2013 Teach Preschool Postcard Exchange Facebook group page. If you are viewing this post through an email, you will need to click on the title 2013 Teach Preschool Postcard Exchange at the top of the post. It will take you to the actual blog post where you will be able to input your information.
To participate in the 2013 Teach Preschool Postcard Exchange please fill out the form below to enter your email address and Facebook username:
The 2013 Teach Preschool Postcard exchanged is now CLOSED.
UPDATE: If you have returned to this blog post because you have not yet received an email invitation to join the Facebook group, then you may need to re-enter your email address and Facebook user name. I noticed several incomplete email address and had a few get bumped back to me. I’ve also had one or two school district emails get bumped back, possibly because of spam filters. You can always contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to try to resolve these issues.
The deadline to submit your email for the 2013 Teach Preschool Postcard Exchange is Sunday, September 8, 2013! You will have until Friday, September 13th to join the Facebook group. No new members will be accepted after September 13th.
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