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Activity Zone : Write a Letter

Write a Letter

Don't you love getting letters through the mail? It is one of the most personal and meaningful means of communication. Revive the art of letter writing—write a letter to a friend! Begin by creating your own personal stationery.

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Here are some additional ways to customize your letter:

Cover Collection

The Cover Collection
Letter writing is an artform with lots of room for creativity. Check out The Cover Collections, which includes envelopes, wrappers and other coverings used to send letters and other articles through the post.

Preservation image

Learn how to take care of these precious keepsakes in a step by step presentation.

Hannukah stamp

Check out the stamps currently available at your nearest post office and online.

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