Swap-bot Time: January 29, 2020 3:06 am
www.swap-bot.com

Penpals for Teens (12-16 years old) International

Launch gallery slideshow

Penpals for Teens (12-16 years old) International
Swap Coordinator:teconpastas (contact)
Swap categories: Letters & Writing 
Number of people in swap:6
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Last day to signup/drop:March 20, 2014
Date items must be sent by:April 3, 2014
Number of swap partners:2
Description:

Please only join this swap if you know someone aged between 12 – 16 years old (son, daughter, nephew, niece, brother, sister, cousin, granddaughter, grandson, student, friend…) interested in finding a snail-mail penpal.

Penpaling is a great activity for young boys and girls to keep in contact with old-fashioned snail-mail and develop writing skills. Moreover, through penpaling they may discover the fun of opening an envelope addressed to them, learning about other cultures, and maybe find a friendship which could last years.

In this swap you need to send one letter written by someone aged from 12 to 16 years old to two partners. The letter has to be handwritten and at least one A4 or two A5 sheets (front) or one A5 (front and back) or longer if you want. In this letter, boys and girls have to tell their partners about themselves, where they live, hobbies, free-time activities, favourite subjects, etc. They should give an address in case they wanted to receive a reply back.

After joining this swap, post here a comment giving some basic information about the boy or girl who is going to write the letters (I will post my cousin’s info as an example):

-Name

-Country

-Age

-Boy or girl?

-Languages he/she speaks

-Interests

-Kind of relationship you have (son, daughter, nephew, niece, brother, sister, cousin, granddaughter, grandson, pupil, friend…)

Letters have to be written in English, but if you see in your partners post that he/she speaks another language, you could write a small part in that language if you want to. If English is not writer’s mother tongue, he/she should have a good written level.

Everyone will send two letters and receive other two letters. It’s not obligatory to reply to the letters you receive, but if boys/girls feel they liked the letter and would like to become penpals with the person who sent it, of course they should reply! The idea is that everyone might find at least one new penpal.

The envelope will be addressed to the swap-bot account owner to avoid problems with PO boxes, but the letter will be addressed to the boy or girl mentioned in your partner’s comment. If possible, write the name of this swap and your swap-bot screen name somewhere in the envelope, so that we can give the letter unopened to our boy/girl, to let them the pleasure of opening it =P

Newbies are welcome with a well filled out profile, no recent and unexplained 1s or 3s. My cousin and I can angel if needed, but I hope it won’t be necessary.

RATINGS

Rate 5 if you receive a handwritten letter in English from someone aged 12-16 years old.

If you do not receive the letter and if you receive no feedback from the partner, you have to rate 1 (but I would recommend contacting me first)

This is the first swap I host so please, if you see there is something important left or if you have any suggestions, let me know.

Discussion

teconpastas 03/12/2014 #

My cousin’s name is Jorge. He is 13 years old (but he is going to be 14 in May). He is a boy from Spain and goes to a bilingual school, so he speaks Spanish and a fine level of English.

He likes reading, History (especially Middle Ages), skating, trains and nerdy stuff like comics (especially Marvel) Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Star Wars, Star Trek and Sherlock Holmes. His favourite singer is Michael Jackson, his favourite films are Indiana Jones and Back to the Future and he is a great fan of The Big Bang Theory. He loves learning new things and other cultures.

karenc5079 03/12/2014 #

My daughter is Sara, she is 13 and loves sports of all kinds. Given a chance she would probably be good at all of them, She is in the 8th grade and getting her braces off in a month. She loves animals and still likes to play in the yard.

sass0430 03/19/2014 #

My daughter Caitlin is 16 years old, she is very interested in other cultures. Katie is very interested in having a pen pal. She enjoys reading, playing softball, writing in her journal and playing games on x-box live.

SassyRose 03/19/2014 #

My granddaughter, Leigh, is 14 years old. She lives in the USA. English is the language she speaks. She likes going on Facebook, singing, listening to music. Leigh loves animals and likes being outside She is home schooled and is in the 9th grade.

SassyRose 03/19/2014 #

My granddaughter, Leigh, is 14 years old. She lives in the USA. English is the language she speaks. She likes going on Facebook, singing, listening to music. Leigh loves animals and likes being outside She is home schooled and is in the 9th grade.

mduenas7 03/20/2014 #

My brother, luis, is 15, he lives in Chicago,USA. he loves sports, music, and books. He is into books and is very smart. his favorite books are Harry potter, LOrd of the rings, and hunger games. he speaks Spanish and English, and his favorite subject is history. He wishes to be a marine one day, and this will be his 1st pen pal.

Savanna82 03/20/2014 #

Shannon she 13 lives in cambridge uk she live the colour purple justin bieber , make up , hair and nail stuff chocolate and sweets writting letters and decorating things with gems beads and tape ect

Savanna82 03/20/2014 #

Sorry forgot to add Shannon speaks English and is my daughter

teconpastas 03/21/2014 #

Partners asigned!! Thank you all for joining, I guess our boys and girls are having great fun with this swap ^^

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Click here to log in.

I received the item
I sent the item

Received from:
For multiple members, separate names with spaces

Description: