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Disney Fairies Magazine

Join Tinker Bell, Silvermist, Rosetta, and other Disney Fairies in this fun-filled magazine.  Each issue includes a Fairy story, Tinker Bell crafts, games and puzzles and nature fun.  Join in the fairy fun.  For ages 6-9

Disney Princess

Disney Princess Magazine is an early learning magazine which brings together Disney favorites such as Ariel from The Little Mermaid, Belle from Beauty & the Beast, Aurora, Snow White, Cinderella, Mulan, Jasmine, and Pocahontas.  Each issue of Disney Princess Magazine is full of magical stories, a Princess project, and a workbook full of fun activities.  Great for any princess, aged 4 and up.

 Yum Food and Fun for Kids 

Yum Food & Fun for Kids is for kids who love to cook and the parents who cook for them.  In each, you’ll find recipes for moms and dads who want to feed their kids delicious, healthy, fun food, as well as ideas for families to cook together.  In each issue there is a week of family dinners, complete with shopping list plus, slow cooker recipes that aren’t gross.  Also, party ideas to help you celebrate the season with tasty treats, ideas for sneaky chefs who want their kids to eat more vegetables and nutrition tips that keep the entire family healthy — and happy!  All ages

Ask: Arts & Sciences for Kids

ASK magazine is an innovative children’s publication that focuses on the arts and sciences.  It includes topics and themes that children have a natural curiosity about, such as the human body, Earth, animals, and nature.  Each issue of ASK magazine includes fun facts, stories, and illustrations designed to spark your child’s interest, educating while also entertaining.  ASK magazine explores fun and exciting topics such as why people love music, why animals sleep, and how the solar system was formed.  Each thirty-six-page issue contains The Clubhouse, Invention Studio, and book recommendation sections, which consist of advertising-free articles and activities such as Scoops and Ask Jimmy and the Bug.  The zany cast of cartoon characters from Marvin and Friends frolic in the margins of each article, sharing their comments on the Letters section of each issue.  Geared for ages 7 to 10.


Younger readers’ imaginations soar with APPLESEEDS as they explore the history and cultures of people and places both far away and near.  Each issue of APPLESEEDS magazine features puzzles, games, recipes, and the opportunity for kids to join the AppleCorps and submit their own stories.  Geared for ages 8 to 11.

Time Out Chicago Kids

Time Out Chicago Kids is a guide to entertainment, activities, and cultural events for families with children up to age 14.  Issues include detailed maps, reviews and recommendations, and a comprehensive resource listing.  Each issue features eating, shopping, art and museums, books, films, music, games, parties, sports and more.

 Plays: The Drama Magazine for Young People

Plays, The Drama Magazine for Young People offers a wide-range of scripts for children.  Plays has published exciting, compelling, and fun scripts for kids since 1941.  Each issue contains 8-10 children’s plays; all are intelligent and wholesome, respect the individual, and carry good messages and high morals, appropriate for use as school plays: elementary school plays, middle school plays, and high school plays.  Subscribers may use the kids’ plays royalty-free.  The one-act play scripts are for large-cast plays and small theater productions and include comedies, mysteries, dramas, folk tales, skits, spoofs, fairy tales, histories, biographies, and melodramas.  Other theater scripts cover adaptations of the classics, environment, diversity, health, friendships, relationships, history, and the holidays, including Thanksgiving plays, Christmas plays, Kwanza plays, and Hanukkah plays.  The school plays do not cover politics or religion. One act plays and skits for lower grades to high school.


Kids, who can’t help wondering whether video games really kill their brain cells, or what a gentleman ladybug is called, will find the answers here, in articles written by award-winning authors and accompanied by high-quality illustration and photography.  Muse magazine has articles just about anything a child could want to know about the world.  If they want to learn about physics, math, or earth sciences, there are full-page articles about scientists, mathematicians, problem solving, and the way the planet works.  Geared for ages 9 to 14.


IGUANA is a Spanish language magazine for children who grew up learning and speaking Spanish.  Each issue engages children with short stories, biographies and interviews with prominent Latino personalities, puzzles, craft projects, kid-friendly recipes, science articles, humor, history, and geography.  IGUANA’s interesting content motivates children to read, reinforcing reading skills in Spanish and encouraging Latino cultural preservation.  Geared for ages 7 to 12.  or  (for information in English)


Click is a great way to introduce the “real world” to children ages 3 to 6. The writing is fresh and interesting to young minds.  Each story is well-illustrated.  A given issue will have a variety of types of writing — cartoons, photo essays, non-fiction articles, 4-5 page fiction stories, and ideas of things to do.  This mix is great for kids with variable attention spans — if he/she can sit for 30 minutes, you can read the whole magazine.  If 5 minutes, or 15 minutes, is today’s limit, you can find something to fit that span.  The magazine is written at several different comprehension levels, meaning that it spans the suggested age range quite well, with something for everyone, and that you can go back and read old issues with more mature eyes and get a new experience.  Click opens up a universe of wonder by introducing kids to the world that’s all around them.  It is about the sciences, nature, and the environment.  Geared for ages 3 to 6

Kids Discover

Kids Discover magazine introduces children to new and unique ideas, animals, places, and things, so they can be informed about the world in which they live. With topics such as science and social studies, dramatic photography and illustrations, and kid-friendly text, Kids Discover magazine is ideal for children who learn visually.  The compelling content is ideal for classrooms and home studies, so you can teach your child about things that happen in the world at a level that makes sense.
The magazine is easy to read, so they can read on their own, making it an independent venture they can be proud of.  Geared for ages 6 to 12.


FACES is a fun-filled journey around the world, an exploration of people, places, and cultures.  Young readers learn how other kids across the globe live and about the important inventions and ideas from their cultures through articles, folk tales, recipes, and hands-on projects.  Be it games from Samoa, maps of the Kalahari, or Palestinian folk tales, FACES has it!  Geared for ages 9 to 14.

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