Family Activities

Browse postal themed games and activities for families to do from home.
  • Holiday from Home: Write and Send a Postcard

    Discover activity ideas for kids. Write and send a postcard to a loved one telling them all about your holiday from home.

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  • Mail Rail from Home

    For a limited time you can take a virtual tour of Mail Rail, from the comfort of your own home.

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    • blog
    • 14 May 2020

    Letter Writing Activities in Lockdown

    Get writing! Here are 10 projects to beat loneliness and stay connected during lockdown.

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    • Collection
    • 17 June 2016

    Spotting a Royal Cypher

    What is a Royal Cypher? Delve into The Postal Museum's collection to find how they pop up on pillar boxes, medals and (of course!) stamps...

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    • blog
    • 30 September 2020

    How to write a Postcard

    With examples from the collection follow our step by step guide to writing your own postcard.

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    • blog
    • 19 June 2020

    5 Postal Themed Books for Kids

    Curator Joanna opens five children's books in which letter writing plays an important role.

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    • blog
    • 22 October 2020

    Beginners Guide to Stamp Collecting

    Old or young there is never a bad time to start stamp collecting.

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