Creative Letter Writing with David LaRochelle

Do you love to get mail? Minnesota author, David LaRochelle, will share many of the unique letters he has received and sent. He will demonstrate how to make several fun letters, such as a puzzle postcard, message in a bottle, and an origami envelope. Participants will be inspired to start writing and sending their own original letters!

For children in GRADES 1-5.

This kit includes:

  • Creative Letter Writing with David LaRochelle: Instructions
  • You've Got Mail: Book List
  • Supplies for four types of letters:
    • Message in a Bottle
      • 1 empty bottle
      • 2 rubber bands
      • 2 half sheets of paper
      • 2 address labels
    • Post Card Message
      • Blank post card, with stamp
      • Crayons
      • Bonus! Post card to "Cow"
    • Mile Long Letter
      • 1 sheet of lined paper
      • Pencil
      • Envelope
      • You will need to supply tape and scissors
    • Origami Envelope Letter
      • 1 full sheet of paper
      • Pencil
      • Several Stickers

This program is funded with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

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