SCM 2021
Full STEAM Ahead Teacher's Activity Guides

This year’s Stamp Collecting Month (SCM) website provides teachers of Foundation to Year 6 with valuable topics and supporting educational resources to use in the classroom at any time of the year. It also contains videos, fun activities, teaching resources and more.

Teacher Classroom Activity Guides and Interactive Slideshows

Our SCM activity guides include fun and engaging activities that focus on discovering more about STEAM and that are linked to the national curriculum. Prior to completing the activity guides, go through the interactive slide show with your class.

Smart Solutions:
Interactive Slideshow

The Smart Solutions slideshow examines how advances in technology are changing how we produce energy and food, how...

Age Of The Machines:
Interactive Slideshow

The Age of the Machine slideshow introduces students to robotics, artificial intelligence and much more.

Aiming For The Stars:
Interactive Slideshow

The Aiming for the Stars slideshow introduces students to space exploration and features background information, quizzes and...

Classroom Activities

Smart Solutions:
Activity Guide

This guide contains activities all about technology that are changing how we produce energy and food...

Age Of The Machines:
Activity Guide

This guide teaches you how to make your very own robots!

Aiming For The Stars:
Activity Guide

This guide investigates what it is like in space and encourages students to think about how they would build their own space station!

More activities and resources

If you’re a parent, caregiver or teacher, here are some free resources to share with children. Want some more advice on stamp collecting? Read our tips on starting a collection.

The Pen Pal Club

Pen pal letter writing is a fun, creative and rewarding way for your students to practice literacy and communication. Use our lesson plans, sample templates and/or join our Pen Pal Club to get started.

Lesson plans for teachers:
Learn about stamps

Check out our three lesson plans on how students can learn about the history and creation of stamps.

Stamp collecting tips for beginners

If you’re new to stamp collecting, we’ve got some tips to get you going. Of course, the SCM stamp issue, Wildlife Recovery, is a great place to start.

Classroom videos

If you’re a parent, caregiver or teacher, here are some great videos to share with children.