Free Special Letter Lesson Plan for Kindergarten Students

Topic: Writing and mailing a letter

Objectives & Outcomes

  • Students will be able to write a letter using proper conventions, including proper spacing and punctuation.
  • Students will be able to understand and follow the steps for mailing a letter.


  • Writing paper
  • Pencils
  • Envelopes
  • Letter templates
  • Mailing labels (optional)


  • Students will have a quick discussion about what a letter is and what it is used for.
  • Ask students to share any previous experience they have had with writing and mailing letters.

Direct Instruction

  • Introduce the concept of the special letter, which is a letter intended to be sent to someone special or someone who is far away.
  • Discuss the process of writing a letter, including brainstorming ideas, gathering supplies, and writing the letter itself.
  • Explain how a letter is sent through the mail and how it is delivered to the recipient.

Guided Practice

  • With the help, if necessary, of the teacher, have students begin to brainstorm ideas for their special letters.
  • Have them gather the supplies they need to write their letters, including paper and writing utensils.
  • Have them work with a partner to write their letters, encouraging them to be creative and thoughtful in their writing.
  • Once the letters are finished, have the students decorate and address the envelopes for their letters.

Independent Practice

  • Have students take turns delivering their special letters to the designated mailboxes or mail carriers.
  • Encourage students to share their letters with the class and answer any questions their classmates may have about their special letters.


  • Have each student share one thing they learned about writing and mailing letters during the project.
  • Review the steps for writing and mailing a letter with the class.


  • Observe students as they work on their own letters and provide feedback on their writing skills and mailing practices.
  • Collect and review the letters that students mail to the loved one.

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