Join us this June as we turn the spotlight on the extraordinary and unsung hero, Alexander von Humboldt, delving into his thrilling explorations and groundbreaking scientific discoveries that have shaped our understanding of the world!

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Kids Monthly Snail Mail

Welcome to Post From The Past!

Each month, we transport you to a different time and place with a double-sided, illustrated letter, accompanied by a photograph or newspaper article, from a historical figure who has left an indelible mark on our world. Whether a scientist, author, artist, or inventor, each letter features timeless life stories, fascinating facts, and important life lessons, designed to inspire children to dream big and realize their own potential.

At Post From The Past, we believe that education should be more than just a collection of dry facts; it should be an immersive experience that touches hearts, souls, and minds. Our living letters are written in a narrative style that reads like the author is telling you a story, with a conversational tone that's perfect for readers of all ages. We painstakingly research and write each letter, including actual signatures where possible for an authentic feel. We then have them professionally printed onto quality vintage-effect paper, to give you the feel of an aged letter in your hands.

As a mother myself, I understand the importance of offering educational resources that are not only beautiful, but also age-appropriate. Our letters provide a unique educational resource that covers multiple subjects, sparking imagination and inspiring lifelong learning. By using our letters, you can easily ignite a passion for History, Science, Math, Geography, Art, or Music in your child, where learning lasts like never before.

Subscribe to our service, and you'll receive one letter every month, plus free worldwide shipping. You also have the option to purchase any missed letters.

Join us at Post From The Past, and let us take you on a journey through history, one letter at a time.

With Love,


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New month, new letter!

All subscription letters will be posted from the UK on or around the 5th of each month.

If you have a new subscription and your order is placed after 5th of the month, then your FIRST letter will be posted within 48 hours of ordering. Your subsequent letters will be posted on the 5th of each month after that.

Please allow 3 weeks for your letter to arrive - although the majority do arrive well before this time. If for any reason your letter does not arrive after this time, rest assured we will pop another one in the post for you!

All orders for PAST LETTERS are posted within 48 hours.