My name is ___________________. My teacher is _______________________________.
I am a student at ___________________________________. I am in grade _____.
I will tell you a little bit about me.
Things I like to do are: _____________________________________________________________
Interesting things about my city are: __________________________________________________
My class is taking part in the Flat Stanley Project (gomipark.com). I am sending you a Flat Stanley. I hope you will look after him, take him places, do interesting things with him, then mail him back to me with a journal of what he did with you.
This is a sample cover letter that kids can send to hosts. Please feel free to create your own to address the needs and interests of your students.