Blog hopping with the postcard swap

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In a break with normal scheduling, I thought that today I’d bring you a selection of blog posts from families who have participated in the International Postcard Swap for Families – posts all about the cards they’ve sent and received. There are some absolutely lovely posts out there and I hope you’ll find some to enjoy!

Mailbox – Easy Stay-at-home Fun
International Postcard Swap – The Madhouse
In praise of postcards – It’s a small world after all
Postcards – The adventure that is Ella
International Family Postcard Swap- And some history! – A view from my side


Our first postcard – Loving Learning
International Postcard Swap for Families – Doves Rest
International Postcard Swap update… part 2!! – Pixie Mama
Postcard Swap – JinkyFingers
International Postcard Swap – Postcards from Boston! – Rockhound Place


And They’re Off! – The Orchard
Dear Siobhan & Carson and Dear Corbin – Homeage
International Postcard Swap – The Hills are Alive
International Postcard Swap – Serendipity Home School
Saturday Swapping – Audrey’s Country Crafts


Postcards out! – Raising Rabat
Intercambio de postales internacional – Envío – El Patio de mi Casa
Intercambio internacional de postales para familias – Una planta de naranja lima
Intercambio de postales (II) – Las cerezas de Pipa
1st postcard received! – Day 1 Every Pen In The House Ran Out Of Ink


preparando el intercambio – Con la cabeza en las nubes
International Postcard Swap – Living in the Land of Chocolate
Vacation and International Postcard Swap Fun – Filth Wizardry
Yoko’s Paper Cranes – Hearts in Training


If I’ve not included a post on your blog about the swap please do let me know!

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11 Responses

  1. Liz Lockhart

    We have had postcards now from the French Alps, Canada, Japan and Chester. The children are a little sad we just have one more to arrive. They have given us all a lot of pleasure rushing to see what Joe the post has brought today!

  2. We have as yet received just two postcards, one from Winthrop, Maine, and the other from Marlborough, Massachusetts. This was a week ago, and we are waiting for the other three to arrive.
    Both have some book recommendations, some of which are already favourites.:)

  3. Oh we have been having so much fun with the postcards. For the last 3 days, we’ve gotten one a day, so a total of 3 so far. I like it spread out like this because it gives the kids something to look forward to and time to study each state. Yesterday, they found Texas themselves on the map and attached the postcard with string. I was hoping they would take ownership of the project. :) Thank you so much for taking the time to organize this!

    Jen from Creative and Curious Kids!

  4. What a fabulous set of posts! Wish we had ours done time… was waiting on card x5 so I could take a photo of them all together.. now the other 4 are distributed around the house. Well at least they are loved!

  5. Hello all,
    It has been lovely getting excited about the post again, hasn’t it. In fact today I felt a little sad because NOTHING came in the post, not even a bill. We had all really enjoyed listening out for the clatter of the letter box!

  6. I have book marked this post to come back to. We are having a great experiance with this

  7. Hi Zoe,

    Thank you so much for organising this postcard swap, we have enjoyed it so much. Never thought we would have so much fun and learning from sending postcards across the world. We have loved all the different postcards, drawings and things we have received! We have heaps to go on for future book reading and study about different countries.

    Thank you for giving us the chance to experience this event!

  8. Zoe, your round-up of posts is terrific! Thank you very much for both the swap and links to posts.

    I have one more to add–

    More Postcards

    : )

  9. Hi Fiddler, Thanks for leaving your link here to add to the mix :-) Everyone is really enjoying seeing what fellow swappers have gotten up to!

  10. Thanks so much for doing this, it was a lot of fun, and exciting watching out for the post.
    We got one from Tokyo, but unfortunately there was no name on it, another fabulous one from Spain, including a foto and a gorgeous handmade bookmark ( thank you thank you), a hand painted one from Leeds ( coincidentally 15 miles from my hometown), and today one from North Carolina.We’ve loved reading people’s book recommendations too. Unfortunately with the exception of one there were no blog addresses on, so I can’t go there and thank people personally, so if you are reading this and you sent to us, THANK YOU! We appreciated your time, effort and creativity. XXX

  11. Zoe, your round-up of posts is terrific! Thank you very much for both the swap and links to posts.

    I have one more to add–

    More Postcards

    : )

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