<![CDATA[POSTCARD PAL - Paco\'s Blog]]>Tue, 14 Jun 2022 08:38:28 -0700Weebly<![CDATA[LOVE IS IN THE AIR]]>Sat, 26 Feb 2022 08:00:00 GMThttp://yourpostcardpal.com/pacos-blog/love-is-in-the-airPaco was excited to attend a really amazing wedding this weekend. He took a trip to be there with his family and friends as his Aunt got married. Have you ever been to a wedding? This was Paco’s first one. There was a little ceremony where they gave each other rings. They also made promises to last a lifetime. It was very special. And then the party really started with delicious food and dancing, lots of dancing. There must be something with celebrating that gets people dancing.
 
Paco showed off some dance moves from the series The Lion Guard from Disney Junior. It’s especially fitting for a bird but fun for everyone to try! Check out the you tube video below to see how it’s done. ♫ “Go go flamingo, go go flamingo… 🎶Point beak. ♪♪ Head flap. ♪ Flap repeat!” ♫.    

Also check out Paco's latest Read and Find: Wedding Edition. Can you find all the special wedding symbols? Just download the activity sheet to find out. 
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<![CDATA[sixty minutes everyday!]]>Sat, 19 Feb 2022 08:00:00 GMThttp://yourpostcardpal.com/pacos-blog/sixty-minutes-everydayHow much time are you active during the day? Active means to be physically moving. Like walking, running, or jumping. Being active helps to keep you fit. And staying fit is an important part of staying healthy! Paco has some great games he plays on his tablet but he knows how important it is to exercise too. There are so many ways for you to keep moving and get exercise. This week Paco has put together some simple ways to get moving in a fun game! Try out some of his favorite activities with Fitness Bingo. 

And then try out a Read & Find! Paco loves to find the hidden items in these worksheets. How many hidden fitness gems you can find in Fitness Edition? Stay active friends!
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<![CDATA[GET READING!]]>Sat, 12 Feb 2022 08:00:00 GMThttp://yourpostcardpal.com/pacos-blog/get-readingPaco had a great sleep over last week! He stayed up late and watched movies, read books, and made up stories! What fun. Paco really likes mysteries. They make him feel like a detective. Check out his latest storyboard to help YOU create your own story. Paco would love to see how your story turns out. If you complete one, share it with him in the comments below, send him an email, or you could even send him a postcard!

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<![CDATA[Jumping for joy!]]>Sat, 22 Jan 2022 08:00:00 GMThttp://yourpostcardpal.com/pacos-blog/jumping-for-joyPaco had a blast at the Trampoline park this week with his friend Olive. Did you see her on the postcard? She was flying just like Paco! What a special treat it was for Paco to spend some time with his friend. Trampolines are an amazing way to get exercise and have some fun! 

Paco doesn't have a trampoline at home. But you know what he says?
"No trampoline? No problem!" Check out Paco's favorite ways to jump in his activity sheet below. Are you ready to get airborne? 
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<![CDATA[SHARE and tell]]>Sat, 15 Jan 2022 08:00:00 GMThttp://yourpostcardpal.com/pacos-blog/share-and-tell​Paco had a great time presenting to his class this week. He wasn’t able to be in person, but he was live and it was great! Have you ever done a Share and Tell with your class, your family, or a few friends? It is a great way to learn new things about the people you interact with.
 
To help you put together your very own Share and Tell, Paco created a new activity for you to use. Just find a special object, thing, or token that you’d like to share with others then check out the worksheet for questions that will help you Share and Tell with your audience! What will you share this week?
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<![CDATA[Snow play!]]>Sat, 08 Jan 2022 08:00:00 GMThttp://yourpostcardpal.com/pacos-blog/snow-playPaco is really enjoying the SNOW! He had a fun week playing outside building snowmen, making snowballs, sledding, and creating snow angels. There are so many snow play activities for those of us that live in snowy places. What are your favorites? 

Have you ever heard the saying 'no two snowflakes are alike'? It is a common phrase and it is mostly true. Snowflakes are very unique. Finding a perfect match is like one in a billion! That's pretty rare so Paco has made a new activity for you to find that perfect match today. Just print Paco's latest activity Find the Match, and look for that rare snowflake perfect match. Can you find it?

Have fun and stay warm out there! 
 
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<![CDATA[A SPECIAL GIFT FOR A FRIEND]]>Sat, 04 Dec 2021 08:00:00 GMThttp://yourpostcardpal.com/pacos-blog/a-special-gift-for-a-friendHave you ever received a friendship bracelet? Have you ever made one? Paco met a new friend this week and is going to make her a friendship bracelet to celebrate their new bond. Whenever she wears it, she will be reminded of Paco! Check out this DIY video to learn how to make friendship bracelets too! Paco is making the first bracelet shown in the video. Is that the one you'll try? 
Paco created instructions and a template for making a bracelet wheel. If you make one, Paco would love to see it. Send him a letter, describe it in the comments, or email a photo. He is so happy that you are his friend!
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<![CDATA[Feeling grateful]]>Sat, 27 Nov 2021 23:40:45 GMThttp://yourpostcardpal.com/pacos-blog/feeling-gratefulHappy Thanksgiving! Paco is grateful for YOU, all of his postcard friends and his family. What are you grateful for? 

Paco had a wonderful day with his family. They played board games, watched football on the television and then played their own game of football in the backyard. They also ate a lot of delicious food. Paco still feels full! Are you feeling full too?

While you relax and enjoy the rest of your Thanksgiving weekend, you can try to solve Paco's Thanksgiving word search. It includes some of Paco's favorite things! Can you find them all?
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<![CDATA[Check Mate!]]>Sat, 20 Nov 2021 08:00:00 GMThttp://yourpostcardpal.com/pacos-blog/check-mateHave you ever played chess? Paco just played last week! Did you know, the longest chess game in recorded history lasted 269 moves and actually ended in a draw. A "draw" means that no one won - they tied! Can you believe that? That must have been a really long game. The average game only lasts 38 moves and takes anywhere from 10 to 60 minutes to play.

If you want to learn how to play, or teach a friend who does not know, Paco has a really cool video that teaches all of the moves. Check it out!
He also created a cheat sheet for you, a board and all of the pieces. It can be hard to remember what moves each piece can make, so the cheat sheet really comes in handy! Find a friend or family member to play with and have fun. 
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<![CDATA[A Visit with a Friend!]]>Sat, 13 Nov 2021 08:00:00 GMThttp://yourpostcardpal.com/pacos-blog/a-visit-with-a-friendPaco had a great visit at the hospital this week. Have you ever visited someone in the hospital? A visit with a friend is great medicine. Whether is a simple runny nose or a more serious need for surgery, sometimes friends and family members just need a little pick me up! Join Paco in creating a Get Well Card for anyone in your life who isn't feeling their best.  

Just download the pdf, print the cards, fold along the lines, write a special message and make someone's day extra special. Be well friends! 

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