Letters of Gratitude: Today's Resiliency Play of the Day

Jun 05, 2020

In today’s Resiliency Play of the Day from the Ripken Playbook, you will write four letters to individuals in your community who should be celebrated for their quiet contributions to your community.


  • Four sheets of paper
  • Pen or pencil

Let’s Write

  1. Write a letter of thanks to the following individuals in your community:
    1. Mail carrier 
    2. Sanitation worker 
    3. Bus driver 
    4. Food service worker
  2. In the body of your letters, express your appreciation for their hard work and how they have helped you and your community stay safe and healthy.
  3. If you are unsure how to write a letter, ask an adult to show you how to begin!
  4. When you see these individuals in your community, give them your letter! 

Writing letters of gratitude shows you are a positive and respectful leader by valuing each member of your community. For more Resiliency Plays of the Day, follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter!