Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Kiwibop Postcard Pals: September 2016

 What a fun surprise! I didn't realize that I was going to get my next four postcards from Kiwibop so soon after the welcome packet! But I did! The kids also got a kick about having more mail for them. I hope that they won't be disappointed tomorrow when another one does not come in! But today we had fun again looking at more postcards!

Kiwibop Postcard Pals is a monthly subscription that "sends awesome postcards to your child that will engage their reading skills and teach them about the world!" The membership is only $3.59/month, and you pay annually so that would be $43.08 a year, but if you use my referral link here, you will get a 10% discount! It will automatically renew yearly, however you can cancel at anytime so that you won't get billed the following year when your subscription is done for the year! When you first sign up, they will send you a Member Welcome Kit with four initial postcards for free as well as some stickers and some fun activities to do! Once you are a member, you will also have access to their online Fact Explorer, which is a very good resource for curious minds!







Our postcard pal, Kit tells us that this pixie frog is the second largest amphibian in the world. These are a type of bullfrogs that live in Africa and can grow up to 10 inches long and weigh up to 4 pounds! They are much too heavy to jump!




This postcard Geary "sent" us is of the Friendship7 space capsule that orbited the Earth in the early 1960s three times before is safely splashed down in the ocean near the Bermuda.



Carl "sent" us a picture postcard of The Leaning Tower of Texas. "If you ever drive along old U.S. Route 66 east of Groom, Texas, you'll find this learning water tower hard to miss. But what caused it to lean?"




Our postcard pal, Scoot, send us this postcard of of these mudstones called the Moeraki Boulders that are found along a stretch of Koekohe Beach on the coast of New Zealand. They are almost perfectly round and very large--even up to 7 feet wide and they weigh over 22,000 pounds each!




So that's the monthly packet of Kiwibop Postcard Pals! I highly recommend this subscription and if you would like to subscribe your child (or other children!) with this fun, educational postcard subscription please click here for a 10% discount on your membership!