Cards of wonder help kids reach out to their favorite authors in a time-honored fashion. Teach your children to send homemade thank-you cards to their favorite authors.
How to Make Cards of Wonder
What You'll Need:
- Construction Paper
Step One: A good book is like a good friend. Reading about people in other countries can make you feel like you're actually in that place. Make a homemade thank-you card to send to a favorite author of a story set in another place or about people of a nationality different from yours.
Step Two: Fold a piece of construction paper into quarters to make a greeting card shape. With markers, draw characters and scenes from the story on the outside of the card.
Step Three: Inside the card, write down all the things you liked about the story and how glad you are that the author wrote it.
Step Four: You can send your card to the author in care of the company that published the book. Did the book surprise you? Teach you something new? Let the author know!
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ABOUT THE CRAFT DESIGNERS
Cards of Wonder by Lisa Lerner and Kersten Hamilton