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World Post Day

World Post Day

October 9th was first declared World Post Day in 1969. Since then, World Post Day has been celebrated all over the world to highlight the importance of the postal services. It marks the anniversary of the Universal Postal Union (UPU), which was the start of the global communications revolution, introducing the ability to write letter to others all over the world!

 

Activity Ideas:

  • Print off and enjoy our Stamp activity book – here
  • Watch a series of clips about special Royal Mail stamps – here
  • Print off some Intergenerational letters and activities – here
  • Start up a pen pal scheme with a local organisation
  • Watch the Journey of a Letter – here