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!

Preschool STEM

I'm planning seasonal STEM features! Please send in STEM/STEAM activities for any or all of the four seasons!

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Seeds and Plants

It's time to focus on things that grow! I would love to see your activities on seeds and plants.

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Please submit activities and ideas on the vibrant spring theme of butterflies!

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Ducks, turtles, frogs, dragonflies, lily pads, and more! I would love to see your activities on the theme of pond.

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Little ones love this popular theme! Please send in zoo-related activities and projects.

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Eric Carle

I'm planning a feature on Eric Carle! I would love to see activities that tie in to this popular author and his books.

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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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