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Mumsnetters of the world - can you send postcards please

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brittanyfairies Tue 03-Nov-20 21:27:27

I work in a bilingual creche with children aged 0 to 3 years old, in Brittany, France. Just like all the other children in the world we are currently on lockdown.

Our project this year is the world. Because of the lockdown the only thing (apart from play) our little ones can do is go for a walk to our post box every day which is at the bottom of the car parksmile

I wondered if kind mumsnetters and their children would send us postcards from the towns, cities and countries where they live. We have a world map on the wall and we've received some cards from friends abroad already.

The children love to receive the cards, look at the picture and talk about who sent them.

We would be really grateful, you can write in French or English 🤣

Our address is

Le P'tit Club, 3 Rue de la Ferme de Talhouët, 56250 Saint-Nolff, France

Thanks so much

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brittanyfairies Wed 04-Nov-20 12:32:15

Is there anyone, anywhere in the world who would like to send the children in the creche a postcard? Maybe from your own children

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bonjourem Wed 04-Nov-20 12:34:47

This is a lovely idea. I would love to do this for you!

AdventureCode Wed 04-Nov-20 12:54:36

This is lovely, my dd would love to send you one 😊

JaneJeffer Wed 04-Nov-20 12:58:01

I'll send one.

brittanyfairies Wed 04-Nov-20 13:00:46

Thank you so much. If you add your name and address we can send a lovely messy painting to say thank you grin

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LongPauseNoAnswer Wed 04-Nov-20 13:02:08

I was going to do it but I'm in France, no so exciting for the little ones grin

brittanyfairies Wed 04-Nov-20 13:22:32

@LongPauseNoAnswer please send a card. What is exciting for the kids is putting on their coats, walking down to the post box and finding a card. France is a big country and we will have a week of celebrating all things French, plus a week of Englishness.

We've already done the Isles of Tonga, Morocco and next week is Canada

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canceltheonioncheque Wed 04-Nov-20 14:39:03

What a lovely idea.

I'll try and send something.

Nicolastuffedone Wed 04-Nov-20 15:00:46

I’ll do it! Great idea!

Prokupatuscrakedatus Wed 04-Nov-20 16:35:58

I will !!

isthismylifenow Wed 04-Nov-20 16:39:13

I will too. What a lovely idea. But don't expect it too soon as our postal system is just diabolical at the moment.

LadyEloise Wed 04-Nov-20 17:15:58

Will do. I'm in Ireland

Sideorderofchips Wed 04-Nov-20 17:36:33

If I can find one I will. I'm in Jersey 😊

yogafairy Wed 04-Nov-20 18:20:37

I'll do it too. We are on the south coast l.

HillaryWhitney Wed 04-Nov-20 18:23:24

I'm boring only live in Kent but will deffo send one. What a lovely idea

Ormally Wed 04-Nov-20 18:24:19

Yes, will try to find you a card from afar from my box, even though I'm now in the UK. Lots of love to Brittany, almost the only bit of France I know.

Ormally Wed 04-Nov-20 19:08:11

Ooh, just thought - you might also like this. I'm absolutely suckered in by it! Am bad at editing video but have one that's waiting, a view from a beach hut.

www.window-swap.com/

whoareyouIwonder Wed 04-Nov-20 19:13:58

Will put this on my to do list tomorrow!

readingismycardio Wed 04-Nov-20 19:16:52

Absolutely! I'll do it on Friday

SeasonFinale Wed 04-Nov-20 19:17:39

Placemarking so that I can find the address once I buy a card.

whoareyouIwonder Wed 04-Nov-20 19:19:50

All done OP!

RandomMess Wed 04-Nov-20 19:35:25

Hopefully I will remember and find somewhere selling postcards that's still open!!!

shinynewapple2020 Wed 04-Nov-20 19:38:24

@ariettesmall what is that app called you are using to send postcards ?

JesusInTheCabbageVan Wed 04-Nov-20 19:41:16

Placemarking so I remember! (Cardiff)

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