Overview: Design It! Student Stamps for America
Lesson 1: What is a Stamp?
Reviews the history of stamps and answers the question: Why are there pictures on stamps?
Lesson 2: Selecting a Subject
Identifies the 12 selection criteria that the US Postal Service uses to decide what images go on stamps.
Lesson 3: Designing a Stamp
Reviews the techniques and skills that stamp designers use to incorporate big messages into tiny works of art.
Lesson 4: Stamp Design Assessment Activity
It’s every student’s turn to pick a subject and design a stamp!