They practiced writing envelopes using the recipient, the sender, and a sticker for a stamp. After they made about 20 of these we decided to pretend to be mailmen! We got out a little mailbox we had and they took turns sending the mail and being the mailman who picks up and delivers the mail. I made sure they knew to put the flag up if there was mail in the box!
Then we decided to talk about the clothes mailmen wear. I asked the girls if they had noticed how the mail always comes even when the weather is bad. They, of course, hadn't thought about it. I brought out a basket of different cloths and asked them if they could pick out clothes for the mailman based on different types of weather. We didn't have a rain jacket or hat, so we just went with a regular jacket and sun hat.
|Rainy (pretend it is a rain jacket and hat)|
|Sunny and Hot|
|Cold and Snowy|
|Warm and Breezy (Spring)|
We also made sure to leave some brownies out for out Mailman! Hopefully he enjoyed them!