Greet Deliveries with Gratitude
Create a display to share sweet treats and thanks.
The growing popularity of online shopping requires a fleet of bustling delivery professionals. Take a moment to say thanks!
The myriad of folks delivering cards and gifts through UPS, USPS, FedEx, Amazon, and around the world.
What you’ll need
- Card stock, white
Card stock, decorative
Heavy duty straws or dowel
Candy, candy canes, or other simple takeaway treat. Northerners may want to hand out mitten and boot warmers!
Write your greeting on a piece of white card stock. Create your own message or use this from one of Doing Good Together's compassionate families:
UPS, USPS, FedEx, Amazon, etc.
Thank you for working so hard to deliver gifts and cards.
Please take one!
(Our visitors are welcome to enjoy one as well, of course.)
Glue or tape your sign to a piece of decorative card stock.
Tape the straws to the back of your assembled sign.
Display your sign in your decorative container filled with treats.
Place your display near the door where you receive deliveries. Be sure to keep it well-stocked!
How would your holiday be different if you had to pick up every package and greeting card at the post office or store instead?
How would you feel if you discovered an unexpected treat with a thank you note?
Brainstorm creative ways to share kindness and appreciation with service providers in your life.
The Giant Hug by Sandra Horning. Follow a hug on its heart-warming adventure through the postal system all the way to Granny’s house. This story offers many opportunities to empathize with the emotions of mail carriers.
Good People Everywhere by Lynea Gillen. This sweet book helps children recognize and appreciate all of the kind things people do to make our communities great.
Take it Further
Leave a handcrafted note and a gift card in your mailbox or taped to your garbage and recycling receptacles.
Keep cheerful thank you notes on hand to leave for servers in restaurants or cashiers in busy stores.
Call store managers to "report" especially kind or gracious service.
Share this project beyond the winter holidays. Share Valentine's Day candy, May Day flowers, or Halloween treats. Adapt this project for any of your favorite holidays and spread cheer when you feel it most.
Check out collection of books and projects to promote quick acts of kindness.
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