I Got a Letter This Morning!

Everyone LOVES getting mail and that includes kids. That’s why when I saw this adorable mailbox at the dollar store, I had to get it. I immediately was reminded of a favorite American Folksong called “I Got a Letter”.

Check out the video below and find out how the activity works!

Now for the details…

Mailbox: I got my holiday mailbox at the dollar store. But, you can use any sort of mailbox or box for that matter to pass around the circle.

Song Track: This song can be sung acapella or with a recording.  To access the recording by Matt Kalin, click here.  Then just find the song, “I Got a Letter” in the list of tracks.  The cost for the song is .99 and you can by it right there through itunes.

A capella: If you want to go with the a capella version, the words can be found below. Or, click here to see the notation at “Beth’s Notes” blog if you need help remembering the tune.

I Got a Letter                                                                                                                 

I got a letter this morning,

Oh yeah,

I got a letter this morning,

Oh yeah.

Movement Cards: I found the movement cards in PaperRainbowsCo Etsy store . They are well worth $1.50 as they would take me too long to make on Canva. Print, cut and laminate and you can use them for years to come!

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