Flat Stanley

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"Flat Stanley" is a series of books that are read in 3rd grade classes throughout the country.

Students make a paper Flat Stanley and mail it, along with a blank journal, to someone on the List of Participants or to a celebrity or politician. The recipient treats the visiting Stanley as a guest and takes it places. After a few weeks Stanley is mailed back with a completed journal and perhaps some photographs, post cards, and souvenirs. You share with your class what Stanley has done, where he has been and plot his travels on a map. Some classes send out hundreds of Stanleys. Having your class on the list means being prepared to have others send Stanleys to you, too.

Here is Flat Stanley with The Smith Brothers at the Suncoast Hotel in Las Vegas.

You can read all about Flat Stanley here: The Official Flat Stanley Project

Here is a letter from the little girl who owns him:

Hi my name is Caitie the girl who owns Flat Stanley,
Thank you for putting my Flat Stanley on stage and putting him on your Website! He looked really cool!!!!!!!! I'm in 3rd grade at Saint Michael School in Netcong New Jersey and i'm 9 years old.The project is due on Valentines day. I think i'll get an A+! My Uncle Mickey took Flat Stanley to Hoover Dam and a few casinos too! Looks like he had fun! I wish I could be there!!!!!!!!!
THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

~~~~~~********Caitie O'D*******~~~~~~