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Youth Development - StampIT
New Initiative - "Language of Stamps"

We have a series of packs and games to help with the study of language and culture using stamps. At present there are packs for French, Spanish and Japanese.
We also have a fun English game, A to Z of themes, which assists with learning some basic grammer along with fun facts about stamp collecting.
The games are available FREE to download opposite.
The game boards are also available in a hard copy professional game board finish at cost price which is £50 each with £7.50 post and packing. Some challenge cards are available in hard copy (these are in addition to the game board) -
Japanese Sugoroku challenge cards - £50 for one set of 32 cards.
Le jeu philatelique game cards - £58 for one set of 36 cards.
El juego filatelico game cards - £58 for one set of 36 cards.
The additional cards for the Juego de la oca game and some of the Japanese cards are only available to download at present.
The Juego de la oca and the Sugoroku games are also available as Powerpoint presentations.
The A to Z of themes game including its game cards is £65, with £7.50 post and packing.


Outreach Programme for Children

The Stamp Outreach Programme is run to provide an interactive way in which children can discover the world of stamps and how they can be fun. The outreach sessions have games and activities to develop skills and learn about stamp collecting.
For more information on this please contact the ASPS Youth Development Officer using the contact page on the website, or click here.

The flyer below shows some of the activities available. Clicking on each flyer will enlarge it on a separate tab/page.

English Version

The English Game Board.

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The Game Board and all associated cards and playing instructions can be downloaded using the following Zip file. Please note this Zip file is 6MB in size.


French Version

The French Game Board.

Click on the board to show on a new page/tab.



The Game Board and all associated cards and playing instructions can be downloaded using the following Zip file. Please note this Zip file is 5MB in size.


Japanese Version

The Japanese Game Board.

Click on the board to show on a new page/tab.



The Game Board and all associated cards and playing instructions can be downloaded using the following Zip file. Please note this Zip file is 28MB in size.

The Powerpoint display can also be downloaded as a Zip file. This Powerpoint presentation also has sound.


Spanish Version

The Spanish Game Board.

Click on the board to show on a new page/tab.

The Game Board and all associated cards and playing instructions can be downloaded using the following Zip file. Please note this Zip file is 13MB in size.

The Powerpoint display can also be downloaded as a Zip file.

Teacher / Leader Booklet Downloads

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Junior Competitions at the National Exhibition

There are two competitions held during each years National Exhibition. One is a sheet competition and the other is a competition for the ALBA Salver. Full details regarding the rules and guidance can be found under the National Exhibition section of the website.

Feel like entering. The entry forms for next years congress will appear below later in the year.

Entry Form for Junior Competition for ALBA Salver

Entry Form for Junior one-sheet Competition

The Winner of the Junior Competition is awarded the ALBA Salver and the winner at the 88th Scottish Congress was:
Lachlan Philby with his entry of "Birds on New Zealand Health Stamps".

Lachlan also won the One-sheet competition with his entry of "New Zealand Pigeon Post".


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This page was last modified on 4th November 2017.