Introducing eMagazines for Kids on Zinio

Zinio, the eMagazine service, keeps getting better and better. First, it became even easier to access all of your favorite magazines online--you just need to log in once. Now, the service has added new titles, this time for children of all ages. I've put together a handy guide for ages and interests.

Babies and Toddlers

BabybugBabybug: Brightly illustrated simple stories and poems  with a guide for caregivers to explain the early literacy lessons.






HelloHello: Focuses on building early language skills through stories and activities that parents and children can enjoy together.







Preschool and Kindergarten

High FiveHigh Five: Longer stories, crafts, poems, and puzzles designed to reinforce reading, math, and reasoning skills.







High Five BilingueHigh Five Bilingue: Provides children with the same combination of stories and activities to practice early learning skills, but in a bilingual Spanish/English format designed to support comfortable learning in both languages.






LadybugLadybug: Introduces children to the arts in age appropriate ways, through illustrated stories, songs, poems and crafts.







1st and 2nd Grade

ClickClick: Full of information about nature, science, the arts, and the world, perfect for kids who always want to know more.







3rd and 4th Grade

AskAsk: Answers the questions independent readers have about the world, with a focus on science. Uses jokes, comics, and crafts to up the fun factor.







Highlights for ChildrenHighlights: The classic magazine for kids, includes longer fiction and nonfiction, science experiements, puzzles and more to build confidence in reading and thinking skills.






SpiderSpider: High quality illustrations adorn stories and informational articles that encourage independent reading. Includes puzzles and riddles to expand on critical thinking skills.






5th through 9th Grade

American Girl MagazineAmerican Girl: Provides girls with source to find friendship advice, fun party ideas, quizzes and crafts, plus stories from real girls.







CobblestoneCobblestone: Presents American history using exciting graphics and photographs with lively articles connecting history to the modern day.







CricketCricket: Full of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from acclaimed authors buoyed by beautiful illustrations. Offers intelligent content designed to help readers explore and develop their own creativity.






DigDig: Connects world history and modern technology using archaeology. Explores the content of dig sites and the workings of museums and laboratories.






FacesFaces: Provides diverse glimpses into world cultures, including articles on folktales, geography, daily life, and history.







MuseMuse: Uses eye-catching graphics and illustrations to bring math, science, and technology to life, with articles designed to encourage kids to investigate further.






This is a guide to most likely age interests, but many magazines are appropriate for broader age ranges, with some parental aide in reading and explaining more complex articles. I hope everyone enjoys these educational and entertaining magazines in their new digital format. Go ahead and check one out today!

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