I still love writing and receiving letters, especially on pretty stationary. I picked up these fun boxes of Mara Mi stationary at Target this week. The top one for me, the bottom one for my daughter, Madeleine.
A quick idea to teach kids about snail mail...
Write letters to the children in your life. Even if they live down the road or under the same roof. They love receiving mail, and it is good exposure to the format of a letter. More importantly it shows them you care.