ATA offers a number of resources for stamp collectors of all ages and experience levels. The sections below introduce and link you to a world of information for young collectors and those who are young at heart. The list of resources continues to grow and we are always interested in the resources your discover or create for your own programs.
Each issue of Topical Tidbits focuses on a specific topic and offers information geared to young readers, colorful illustrations and a wide variety of puzzles and other activities. Topics that have been featured include Scotland, rabbits, the circus, birds, Santa and Mexico. Topical Tidbits can be downloaded free. Print some and watch youngsters enjoy them for hours. All issues are available here.
Taste of Topicals
These kits are a great way for a beginner to get started with a topical collection. Each kit includes 30 all-different stamps on one topic, album pages, hinges and instructions. Learn more about Taste of Topicals here...
Intro to Stamp Collecting
Download this basic guide to stamp collecting and learn how to identify, soak, mount and care for your stamp collection. View or download the PDF...