Highlights is a children's magazine designed for ages 6-12 that inspires and entertains kids while helping them develop reading skills, critical thinking skills, social skills, and more! A subscription to the print version of Highlights also includes a digital subscription as well.
Highlights is a popular children's magazine full of fun games, puzzles, activities, and articles to foster a love of learning. Since 1946, Highlights has offered valuable content that teaches children problem-solving and language skills that will help them in school and in the future. Each issue features a combination of stories, puzzles, games, and hand-on crafts to keep young readers ages 6 to 12 years old engaged.
Some of the most popular features of Highlights include "Hidden Pictures," which is a puzzle section that asks children to find smaller pictures within a larger scene, and a jokes section to keep them laughing. Another popular feature, "Ask Arizona" offers kid-friendly advice. Readers are also encouraged to send their own advice to children who write in with questions. Other sections include brain teasers, stories, science and nature articles, and the "Your Own Pages" section that displays art, poems, and stories submitted by Highlights readers.
Another feature of Highlights are the long-running comics, "Goofus and Gallant," and "The Timbertoes." "Goofus and Gallant" illustrates the contrasting actions of two boys, and is designed to teach social skills, while "The Timbertoes" chronicles the misadventures of a family made from wood.