The Jolly Postman

Learning resource for Early Years Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and 2.

The popular children’s book by Janet and Allan Alhberg is brought to life in a literacy learning resource licensed by Penguin and endorsed by the National Literacy Trust.

Ignite the imagination of your pupils with Teachers’ notes, interactive PowerPoints, activity ideas and templates that make links between the fictional story and the real history of the postal service revealed through The Postal Museum’s collections.


  • Jolly Postman Learning Resource

    Learning Resource

    Teachers’ Notes, PowerPoints, Activity ideas and Templates to bring the story to life in your classroom.

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  • CREST Sticker

    Imagination Invitation

    Invite your friends to a banquet, picnic or fairy tale feast using our Imagination Invitation.

    Download Imagination Invitation (PDF)

  • Jolly Postman

    The Jolly Postman learning programme

    Over the hills and faraway, help The Jolly Postman deliver his letters today. Storytelling sessions for Early Years Foundation Stage and KS1&2.

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  • Sorted

    Stay and play: Schools and nurseries in Sorted!

    Children aged 8 and under will have sack loads of fun in this miniature mail-themed world.

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