Five reasons why your kid should collect stamps

Kids can “develop patience and focus” by getting into stamp collecting.

That is one of the five reasons kids should get into the hobby of collecting stamps.

According to an online article on fosters.com, stamp collecting rewards patience and persistence, teaching those who embrace it about everything from ancient history to modern graphic design.

According to the article, at the Postal History Foundation in Tucson, Arizona, Lisa Dembowski and her colleagues work with more than 14,000 kids each year in person and online, sharing lesson plans with teachers and sending packets of stamps to kids. Dembowski doesn’t have precise figures, but she has seen an increase in the last couple of years in the number of parents and school groups ordering stamp packets.

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