Children’s science magazines
The following science journals for children present topics around nature or about different scientific processes through play and experimentation.
Children’s science magazines are committed to creating specific narratives for students around the world, accompanied by illustrations to attract them to the world of science.
We have expanded to 10 children’s science magazines, perfect for discovering all the details of the natural environment of science with each new issue.
Recommended for students from the age of nine onwards, this publication explores and delves into topics related to science, nature, history or the world. Through reports, experiments and various games, readers encourage the habit of reading, attention and creativity. Each issue presents a monographic topic on a theme. It has a monthly or annual subscription.
It is an online publication of Mexican origin that through the game invites readers to learn or strengthen their knowledge. Among the different sections it has, there is the ‘Challenges’ area, where crosswords or puzzles on a scientific subject are proposed, the ‘Links’ section where various web resources are offered, or the ‘Try’ section where experiments are proposed to be done at home. There is also the possibility of downloading the digital version in the magazine.
The children’s version of this well-known magazine features games, experiments, news and reports related to the animal and natural environment and science. It can be purchased in paper, by subscription, or the contents can also be read online. The physical publication contains a total of 36 pages and is published every two months. It can also be read in Spanish or English. The latter option can be useful for language courses in the classroom.
This bimonthly publication has various sections related to science and the environment, but also others on technological advances, history and space. Aimed at readers of all ages, it uses simple language to explain subjects such as gravity or processes related to the human organism, among others. It also has a question-and-answer section, in which answers are given to a series of questions related to everyday life and related to science, such as: can we drink rainwater, or why does our hair grow? It has online content and also offers an annual subscription.
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Edited by the UNAM (National Autonomous University of Mexico), it presents various scientific topics with the explanations of experts in the field and teachers of the faculty. Although some of the sections are related to the environment of the Mexican country, the games, experiments and knowledge about science can be extrapolated to students of any country and educational level.
A science magazine for children born in Spain. Principia Kids was born as a spin-off from the adult magazine, called Principia, with 72 full-colour pages and information specially written and developed for young people who are interested in the world of science. The magazine has a carefully designed aesthetic and adapted content, and the annual subscription costs 20 euros.
The magazine Muy Interesante has a section for children, Muy Interesante Junior. A bi-monthly science magazine for children with content on science, technology, space, nature, health or history, full of curiosities and answers to questions that are sure to be asked by more than one student. It is based in Mexico, although they also have a digital version available for Apple iPads.
The case of Deveras magazine is particular with respect to others, since it is a quarterly publication edited by the Mexican Council of Science and Technology of the Government of Mexico. It is a tool that was born from public funds and whose objective is to promote science, technology and innovation among young people in primary education in Mexico. Each issue is mono-thematic and is a free science magazine for children whose issues can be downloaded from the official website, in PDF format.
The Museo de la Ciencia de Valladolid has published this science magazine, which is quarterly and free, during 2007 and 2010. It has dealt with topics on various scientific aspects: from historical figures in the world of science, interviews with professionals in the sector, experiments or even a section of questions answered by children. The published issues can be viewed digitally on the museum’s website.
If, in addition to a science magazine for children, you are looking for material written in English to promote the language of Shakespeare, then this monthly magazine aimed at children between the ages of 6 and 11 is an option with content suitable for young people of these ages. You can buy each issue for £3.99 or subscribe annually for a total of £39 (postage not included); full details are on the website.