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Postcards for kids!
Swap Coordinator:viv1972 (contact)
Swap categories: Postcards 
Number of people in swap:10
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.80
Last day to signup/drop:August 8, 2011
Date items must be sent by:August 15, 2011
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

Hello and welcome to my swap. With children, I often hear my kids ask me - 'did I get any mail today?' and ........ well, you know the answer. So, I decided it might be fun to create this swap for those of us with kids, so they can get their own postcard in the mail.

How it will work - when you join - add your child's name (and age) below - when partners are assigned, please address to the child with c/o (care of) - the adult swappers name & address.

Send one postcard - can be naked (no envelope) or in an envelope, senders choice to your partner. You will have one week from swap close to mail your postcards. Pick any theme a child might enjoy - animals, places, cars, Disney, movies, flowers, ect.

Must have at least 1 rated swap to join and have a minimum rating of 4.8 to ensure no one is disappointed. Flakers are not welcome. Swap is international since postage is not expensive to mail a postcard overseas. Let's have a good turn out - should be fun!

If you have any questions - feel free to pm or ask on comment line under swap. Join now! :)

Discussion

viv1972 07/31/2011 #

Sydney - age 4

MichelleWillow 07/31/2011 #

Would it be possible to send handmade postcard? Or printed images? I have no buying option for kids related postcards in my town!

heather1971 07/31/2011 #

Owen is 9 and loves getting postcards! Thanks for hosting another one of these!

viv1972 07/31/2011 #

I have a son Stan Jr. who is 9 - would Owen like a pen pal?

viv1972 07/31/2011 #

MichelleWillow - as long as the card is nicely made - a handmade would be ok, but store bought cards are still preferred & recommended .

Robin50 07/31/2011 #

my daughter is 17, can she join? She loves to get mail and enjoys helping me shop for swaps.

MichelleWillow 07/31/2011 #

@viv1972 - I'll check once more stores to see what I can find.

heather1971 07/31/2011 #

Owen says sure! He likes to send postcards and short letters. If we dont get each other as partners, I will pm you my address.

cthelen1974 08/ 1/2011 #

I have fraternal twins. Nicolette & Andrew are 9 years old.

Clearbrite 08/ 1/2011 #

My 8 year old daughter is Caitlyn and my 4 year old son is Austen.

Loving seeing all the 71/72s..i was born '73:0)

A great idea! Im also a member of postcrossing and they always ask where their postcards are! So,finally they will get one.

I just refreshed my postcard stock the other day from the Art Gallery of NSW Australia..i was in postcard heaven!! Have never seen such a huge wall of postcards before. Such a variety and thousands of them!(not that i could afford to buy thousands :0( )

viv1972 08/ 1/2011 #

Robin50 - yes, your 17 year old can join, as long as she understands, she will probably get a younger partner

viv1972 08/ 1/2011 #

heather1971 - sounds good!

cthelen1974 08/ 2/2011 #

I started a group called, "Postcards For Kids" on swap-bot. There will be a monthly postcard swap for kids. If interested in joining this group, please PM me (cthelen1974).

viv1972 08/ 2/2011 #

I joined the group, although I may host my own private kid postcard swaps, too :)

KikoLala 08/ 2/2011 #

Carissa - age 8

fowlowl 08/ 3/2011 #

Elle age 5

LindyLuLu 08/ 4/2011 #

Lizzie age 7 Christian age 10 (If you send to me and would like me to send you an extra PC, just message me with your child's name/age and your address.)

Nnyla 08/ 7/2011 #

My son is 5. I will provide name to partner when partners are assigned. Thanks!

JoRenae 08/ 7/2011 #

Elijah, age 9, enjoys video games, basketball, movies. If anyone has a son interested in a postcard swap please send me a message.

kymm9901 08/ 8/2011 #

Kaylee (12) her mini profile is on my page.

chouchou 08/ 8/2011 #

My son, Johnny, is 2 and he would love any type of postcard, he just likes checking the mailbox!

viv1972 08/ 9/2011 #

Round #2 just created - join now: http://www.swap-bot.com/swap/show/97760?new=1

Chewysmommy 08/ 9/2011 #

I have Matthew who is 4!!!!!

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