Design A Postage Stamp

Your kids can design a postage stamp of their very own.  How cool would it be to be a stamp designer?

Design A Postage Stamp
Click on the picture to get the free printable.

This printable can be used for lots and lots of things.  Here are a few ideas:

  • Design a stamp about a famous person or event you are studying from history.
  • Make a stamp similar to a coat of arms, that represents significant things about a historical person.
  • After learning about a country, design a postage stamp that would highlight something or someone important from the country.
  • Make your postage stamp feature an important invention or inventor.
  • Create a stamp based on your favorite book, author, or character.
  • Make a stamp all about you.  Draw yourself in the center surrounded by things that represent who you are.
  • Design a postage stamp about an important scientist and their contribution.
  • Make your postage stamp feature your favorite subject, or even the job you want to do when you grow up.
  • Design a postage stamp with your version of a famous piece of artwork on it.

You could also make a “book of stamps” by making several copies of the printable and making a series of postage stamps – the U.S. Presidents, states, provinces, Impressionist paintings, a holiday, the French Revolution, the human body, plants, insects, or characters from a book.

Let your imagination run wild.  This design a postage stamp printable can be used for almost any school subject or topic.  Hope you find it useful!

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