US Stamps

Why kids should get into stamp collecting: Morning Report

Mar 10, 2015, 5 AM

Linn's Stamp News gives you a quick look at what's going on in the world of stamp-collecting.

1. Collecting for kids

An Associated Press report published by The Colorado Springs Gazette on March 9 highlighted five reasons why parents should get their kids into stamp collecting. 

Among the hobby's lessons are patience and focus, artwork and design, and minimal screen time. 

Read all the reasons here.


2. Maya update

Two pictorial first-day cancels for the forthcoming Maya Angelou commemorative stamp have been revealed by the United States Postal Service.

3. You bought it

We asked readers what purchases they made over the weekend. Here's what they told us.

4. Yesterday's most-viewed post

Say goodbye to the lick-and-stick U.S. stamp 

5. Being social