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Travel Bug Dog Tag Flat Stanley

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Owner:
Finding Fraggle Rock Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Released:
Sunday, January 26, 2003
Origin:
Ohio, United States
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Current GOAL

Flat Stanley's goal is to visit as many different and unique places as possible. No limits, no requirements. We simply want to see him experience the world and share his travels with us through your logs.

About This Item

Flat Stanley and the signature minnow.

Sabrina (of Finding Fraggle Rock) is a first grade teacher at Grafton Primary School in Ohio. The students in her class each year take part in The Flat Stanley Project. The following is some information about Stanley's origins:

Flat Stanley is the main character in a classic piece of children's literature entitled Flat Stanley. In the original book by Jeff Brown, Stanley Lambchop is squashed flat by a falling bulletin board. He discovers there are many advantages to being flat.

In our project, students make paper Flat Stanley's and mail them to friends and relatives around the world. For many young students, these letters that they write to friends and family are meaningful opportunities to use writing as a communication tool. It therefore motivates them to produce their best work while eagerly looking forward to responses.

The Flat Stanley Travel Bug you just picked up is a twist on this idea. The first graders in my class, and myself, are asking you to take part in our creative project. We hope that you will treat Stanley like a guest and companion. Take him on adventures, post logs and photographs. Be as creative as you would like.

Thank you for taking part in our project! Please keep Stanley moving from cache to cache. The first graders love reading the posts and keeping track of his journeys.

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Tracking History (39359.7mi) View Map

Write note 1/13/2014 Finding Fraggle Rock posted a note for it   Visit Log

This travel bug has not been rereleased yet. We are looking for the right spot to release it

Write note 1/12/2014 BaseOverApex posted a note for it   Visit Log

Did he ever get released again?

Write note 1/11/2012 BaseOverApex posted a note for it   Visit Log

Heh heh! Someone has got to bring this TB to Northern Ireland! My son is doing Flat Stanley in school and he loves it!

Retrieve It from a Cache 7/2/2011 Finding Fraggle Rock retrieved it from GeoWoodstock IX Pennsylvania   Visit Log

You can not imagine how cool it is to find our own travel bug after it has travelled so many miles. We are taking him back to Parma OH so we can release him back into the wild again.

Finding Fraggle Rock

Dropped Off 6/30/2011 Geo Ms P placed it in GeoWoodstock IX Pennsylvania - 478.93 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 6/6/2011 Geo Ms P retrieved it from reflection cache Maine   Visit Log

I see Stanley has been sitting here for awhile so I will help him along on his journey.

Dropped Off 10/12/2010 Steve'sSister placed it in reflection cache Maine - 27.79 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 7/25/2010 Steve'sSister retrieved it from A buggy traveler Maine   Visit Log

Okay, Stanley.. Before I put you in your next cache, we will need to have a few experiences together. Are you wondering where we are going? To Kennebunkport, Maine! You will love it on the Southern Maine coast!

Dropped Off 7/9/2010 SerenityNow placed it in A buggy traveler Maine - 111.31 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 7/5/2010 SerenityNow retrieved it from Cadillac Mountain Cache Maine   Visit Log

Hey, this is a virtual cache! There isn't anywhere for me to stay here.

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