Preschool Requests


Hi, I’m Kim, the managing editor of The Mailbox® magazine Preschool edition. Drop me a line and share your tips and ideas on the following topics. I’m looking forward to hearing what works for you and your students!

Fabulous Frogs

I would love to see your engaging whole group and center activities on frogs!

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Bee Literacy

I’m planning a literacy feature with the theme of bees. Please send in your activities.

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Ocean Animals

This is sure to be a whale of a feature! Please send in your activities on a wide variety of ocean animals.

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We’ll build strong skills with these activities. I would love to see your construction-themed ideas.

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Simple Sight Words

Preschoolers can benefit from very simple sight word activities. Please send in sight word activities that are perfect for four-year-olds.

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Outer Space

Outer space is a fascinating place! It would be great to check out your ideas on this interesting theme.

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STEM or STEAM Activities for Classic Stories

The Three Billy Goats Gruff, The Little Red Hen, and Goldilocks and the Three Bears! What STEM or STEAM activities would go well with these classic tales?

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Your favorite ideas:

Do you have teaching tips or activities that you’d like to share that don’t fit into the categories above? If so, please submit them. We’re always looking for great ideas!

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Conditions for Submission

Each submission must include a complete name, address, and phone number for ideas to be considered. For each idea accepted for publication, you will receive $20.00 or more depending on what you send. All ideas must be original (developed by you) and submitted to only one publisher at a time. If your idea is accepted for publication, your name and school will be credited as the source. All rights (copyrights or otherwise) contained in the materials accepted for publication become the property of The Education Center.

If you’d prefer to submit your ideas in paper form, only ideas accompanied by self-addressed, stamped envelopes will be acknowledged and/or returned. If you want materials that are not published to be returned, the envelope must be of sufficient size, with adequate postage. Please print or type your name, address, school, and grade level on each page of ideas and mail to Editorial Assistant, The Education Center, 101 Centreport Drive, Suite 245, Greensboro, NC 27409

Please allow up to two months for review. Writer’s guidelines are available upon request (self-addressed, stamped envelope required).

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