The USPS Has a Secret Online Store & It’s Full of Toys, Costumes and More
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.
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 Mack Anthem 18 Wheeler
Get the mail across the country, or at least across your living room, with This die-cast, replica 18-wheeler.
Find it here. $29.99
Postal Delivery LLV with Mailbox
You can't beat the price of this true-to-scale replica mail truck, plus it comes with the world's cutest mailbox.
Grab one here. $5.99
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
America Smiles Stamps Puzzle
One of several stamp-themed puzzles on the site, this 1000-piece colorful puzzle will entertain you for hours.
Find it here. $13.99
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.
Shop it here, $34.95
Sally Ride Mission Patch Set
These patches honoring America's first woman in space, Sally Ride, will look sweet stitched onto that backpack. Includes 5 patches and 4 stamps.
Shop it here. $9.95
Speedy Delivery T-Shirt
Mr. McFeely's famous saying from Mister Rogers' Neighborhood is perfect for a USPS t-shirt, no? 100% cotton, adult sizes S-XL.
Find it here for $17.95
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