Slice of Life Day 13
In this age of technology superseding so many traditions, no one seems to write letters any more, but they can still give such huge satisfaction. Some of my older students were pen pals with a Year 3 class in Australia for several years and it was a delightful learning experience on both sides.
So a class in Australia discovered that there are children in the world who have never seen the sea or swum in it or made sandcastles on a beach, or know what Minecraft is or Nintendo. And a group of children in India discovered that they could share their hobbies and favourite colours and drawings with others in a country thousands of kilometres away and were excited that they even shared some similar likes and dislikes, all while practising their English!
There’s something special and heartwarming about a handwritten letter sent with love and received with joy that technology can NEVER replace!