When I was a kid, I had a pen pal from Korea. We wrote back and forth and sometimes we even exchanged gifts. I remember my pen pal sending me a book of popular Korean poems. It was fun knowing I had someone so far away to write to. They were interested in my country and I was interested in their country. Having a foreign pen pal is very educational. It is a great way for kids to share their ideas, feelings, jokes, recipes, or whatever they choose. It is a super way to sneak in writing practice too!
Here are a few sites you can check out for pen pals. Please practice safety when choosing a pen pal. The sites below are supposed to be safe sites, but examine their rules carefully. The last two charge some type of fee.