I love to do crafts and have cute handouts and activities for church (and school, and friends, and - well you get the idea). I don't consider myself creative, but often use the help of others' talents. I decided to share what I'm doing for others just like me. It may be a link to where I found something or it might even be something *I* created. Right now I work as a paraprofessional at my kids' elementary - in special ed (autism). I started creating items for my 3rd graders this year and can't wait to share them with you. I am the 1st counselor in YW (first time in YW is this past year). I also have ideas for cub scouts and sunbeams posted, my previous callings.

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Bear Cub Scout Achievement 17e

Bear Cub Scout Achievement 17 Requirement e:
Write a letter to a company that makes something you use.  Use e-mail or the U.S. Postal Service.

I saw this posted via facebook (I can't remember who posted it though ~ it was one of my freebie sites):

Have your kids write a letter to Disney letting them know who their favorite character is and why they love them so much!  Disney will actually send back a free autographed picture. Just make sure you include your return address so they can do so.

I know that my kids watch enough Disney channel, love Disney World, Disney movies, and everything else Disney that I figured that is would count as "something they use".  I had them talk about their favorite character and other things they enjoyed about Disney (movies, shows, etc.).  We also covered how to address an envelope including return address, and stamps (a few didn't even know where a stamp went).  Hopefully they'll get something back!

If you want to try it out mail to:
Walt Disney Company
Attn: Fan Mail Department
500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91521


  1. This is such a great idea! I featured it on my blog Scout-Mom. Here is the link: http://www.scout-mom.com/2011/07/blog-love-wednesday-6.html

  2. thanks for the ideas. You mkust be a great cub leader!


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