They’re your go-to for stamps, and every year your kid pens a letter to Santa, but when’s the last time you bought birthday presents for your children from the United States Postal Service? Turns out, not only can you buy shipping supplies and stamps online, the USPS has an extensive online shop full of toy trucks, cool t-shirts, toddler costumes and more. We scoured through the site to bring you our top favorites here.
Editor’s note: since the publication of this story many of the toys have sold out. We’ve updated the story to show current stock but items are going fast!
USPS Mail Carrier Costume (Toddler)
Available in size M (3-4) or L (4-6) these adorable costumes come complete with shirt with logo, pants, hat and mail carrier bag.
$24.95. Buy it here.
U.S. Mail Carrier Dog Costume
Since you're dressing up your kids you might as well get one for the dog, too! This hilariously adorable dog costume includes cap, and attached arms. The box velcros in place. Comes in doggie sizes xs-large, fitting up to a 20" long dog (like a golden retriever).
Find it here. $17.99
USPS Promaster Van
Drive baby, drive the mail across the house with this mini die-cast Promaster Van.
Grab one here. $16.99
Marvin Gaye Signed Poster
What's going on? This poster signed by the artist, Kadir Nelson, affixed with the Marvin Gaye stamp.
Grab one here. $19.95
Dragons Pop-Up Book with Stamps
This 24-page book celebrating dragons includes six pop-ups and four dragon stamps.
$39.95. Buy it here.
Hip Hop Digital Color Postmark
These pre-stamped envelopes commemorating the first-ever hip hop stamp are the perfect way to keep in touch with friends and relatives all year long.
4 for $6.60. Get them here.
Sally Ride Mission Patch Set
These patches honoring America's first woman in space, Sally Ride, will look sweet stitched onto their school backpack this year. Includes 5 patches and 4 stamps.
Shop it here. $9.95
USPS Mail Truck Glass Ornament
One of three hand-blown, glass ornaments we spotted on the site (the others included a mailbox and a Santa mailman) we love how retro-modern this one is. It's Christmas soon enough!
Get it now, $16.95