The experts at Highlights know how to keep kids motivated while they learn. Filled with fiction, nonfiction, Hidden Pictures®, skill-building puzzles, science experiments and more, this read-only digital version of Highlights magazine strengthens reading abilities, promotes creativity, sharpens thinking skills, and helps build confidence. Visit Highlights.com to learn more. Ages 6-12.
Fun This Month
Hooray! Here’s Your First Issue!
BrainPlay • Take your brain on a hike. How far can you go?
BERT AND MERT and the Dancing Shadows
Goofus and Gallant® • There’s some of Goofus and Gallant in us all. When the Gallant shines through, we show our best self.
Your Own Stories
Little Twirling Trees
Yi qi ee chee “strange wing”
What is a spaceship made of? • Joseph and Wilmer, Age 9, New York
Tumbling , Twirling Monkeys
Playing to Win • A spot in the indoor soccer playoffs is on the line.
Lori Learns to Swim
A Crab ’ s Clever Costume • The right disguise means survival for some crabs.
Robo Bites • A Game for 2 or More Players
Make a Super Glider
3-D Picture Frame
Maori Koru Pendant • Make a necklace inspired by the art of the Maori people of New Zealand.
Paws and Think • Reports from a Helicopter
Lettuce Eat ! • What will you wrap up?
A Sculptor for America • Augustus Saint-Gaudens always dreamed of becoming an artist.
Your Own Pages
Rescue Robots • 24 robots—1 winner!
My Pants Keep Getting Shorter
Zebra and Wasp
The Damper Ball Rocks ! • This swinging ball calms a tower’s shakes, even in quakes.
How the Damper Ball Works • The damper ball stops Taipei 101 from swaying when winds or earthquakes occur. The ball is a tuned mass damper, hung on cables and surrounded by dampers that cushion its movements.
Check . . . and Double Check • Compare these two pictures. Can you find at least 18 differences?
Stuck in a TV Time Warp
Picture Puzzler • Can you find all the matching pairs? Each of these imaginary germs has an exact match except for one.
What ’ s Wrong ?® • Which things in this picture are silly? It’s up to you!