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23 resources with the keyterm stamps

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WonderFoam Collagraph Prints

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Experiment with your very own printmaking blocks using foam sheets! Your class can create a beautiful pattern on their stamp with various shapes, symmetrical or not. Printing these might resemble Italian or Spanish tile patterns, or a...
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Artists' Stamps

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
During an introduction to philately, the study/collection of stamps, your class can make their own commemorative stamp collections. This collection will honor various fine artists with their own stamp. What a great way to celebrate art!
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For Teachers 1st
First graders create their own printmaking design. In this printmaking instructional activity, 1st graders draw a design into a piece of Styrofoam. They apply paint with a sprayer and transfer the picture to a piece of construction paper. 
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Stamp Stories of Abraham Lincoln

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students build a 5 stamp collection based on the Abraham Lincoln unit theme. In this historical lesson plan, students discuss their collections within their group and build a new collection of 10 stamps. As a class, students debates the...
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American Revolution Puzzle

For Students 4th - 7th
In this American Revolution word search puzzle, students identify words that describe the American Revolution. Examples of words include colonies, British, and tax. A list of 18 terms is provided to assist in the search.
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A Postage Stamp... A Drawing Activity

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students develop a list of individuals in school who help students. In this stamp making lesson, students create a stamp to honor a person who is helpful at school. Students share their stamps and explain why they chose the person on it.
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Stamps and Cemeteries as Storytellers

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students discern the difference between commemorative and regular issue stamps while drawing conclusions about the time period. In this Stamps as Storytellers lesson, students design stamps using symbolism and historical data. In...
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The Westward Movement

For Teachers Pre-K - 8th
Students study the westward movement through examining stamps. In this westward movement lesson plan, students draw conclusions, determine cause and effect relationships and examine the westward movement of the United States by...
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For Teachers K - 3rd
Students examine the history of stamps, the working of the postal system, and how stamps are used in our lives. They create a collage using stamps. They create a new stamp honoring a special event, person, etc.
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Putting Wisconsin's Stamp On History

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research individuals and events in Wisconsin to determine which ones should be put on a postage stamp.
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Stamp of Approval

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students share opinions about what constitutes a worthy design for a postage stamp. They research a subject and design a postage stamp to submit to the United States Postal Service.
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Wrapping Up

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Students sing songs to explore the purpose of stamps and addresses. In this mail lesson, students sing a song and wrap each other in wrapping paper to be "mailed." Students then discuss addresses.
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Sticker or Stamp Time

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students determine what it means to finish a given task. In this art lesson, when students finish a task they are given a sticker or stamp on a piece of paper. When the paper is full of stickers or stamps the students will earn a prize.
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100 Stamps for 100 Days

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders count by 2's to get to 100. In this counting lesson plan, 2nd graders use the program Kid Pix to create stamps two at a time until they get to 100.
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For Students 4th - 7th
In this stamps worksheet, students review and discuss eighteen key terms associated with stamps and the mail service. They circle each one in a word search puzzle.
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Stampin' Ground

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students anticipate the results of using stamps to create patterns and visual effects through repetition. They enhance their understanding of positive and negative space. Also, investigation is done on fabrics and products made in...
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Mail Call!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore the National Postal Museum through an interactive program. They explore how a stamp design gets proposed and who designs them. They also examine the history of the postal service.
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The Stamp Hobby

For Students 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are related to the concept of stamps and how they are collected. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Stamps and Yo-yo

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss items people collect, such as stamps and baseball cards, solve related word problems to practice adding and subtracting tens, complete worksheet, and share items they do or would like to collect with classmates.
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How Much Does It Cost To Mail a Letter?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students discuss what they know about stamps and what is their purpose. They access the Postal Rate Commission site listed below to find out what the cost of a first-class stamp was from 1885 to present and then look at the First Ladies...
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For Teachers 3rd
Third graders review how to mail a letter, how mail is moved from place to place and how the postal service operates. Using maps, they locate and identify the continents. They view photographs of various postage stamps from around the...
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Making Stamps in Kid Pix

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create their own stamps.
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Foreign Stamps

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders convert the price of US stamps to those of a number of foreign currencies. They use conversion charts to make the changes.