People who would like to subscribe to kids' magazines have a variety of magazines from which to choose. One of the most familiar kids' magazines in the U.S. is the magazine called Highlights for Children. Highlights for Children can often be found in doctors' waiting rooms and is comprised of a variety of nonfiction articles and short stories. The magazine includes poetry, puzzles, jokes, and other fillers to keep young readers interested.
Carus Publishing prints several kids' magazines that have been in existence for several years. Carus Publishing creates magazines for a variety of ages. Its family of magazines includes Babybug, Ladybug, Spider, Cricket, Cicada, and several other award-winning publications. Each magazine is geared toward a different age level so parents can subscribe to a magazine that suits their child's needs. The magazines include stories, articles, poetry, and other fun activities for kids.
The Children's Better Health Institute creates several kids' magazines as well. Based in Indianapolis, IN, the company prints magazines that encourage children to lead healthy lifestyles. Magazines such as Turtle, Humpty Dumpty, Children's Playmate, Jack and Jill, and Children's Digest are all designed to entertain children with stories, poems, games, and other educational activities. All material contained in the magazine presents subtle messages that help children see the importance of living a healthy life.
The Bluffton News Publishing and Printing Company located in Bluffton, OH, produces three kids' magazines that target children between the ages of eight and 10. The magazines are Hopscotch Magazine, Boys' Quest, and Fun for Kidz. Hopscotch Magazine is geared toward girls, and Boys' Quest reaches out to young boys. Fun for Kidz is designed for both boys and girls. The magazine group prides itself on offering wholesome stories that promote traditional values.
New Moon is a magazine written for and by girls. It prohibits advertisements and refuses to include articles concerning diet advice or how to be popular. The magazine's goal is to help girls grow into self-confident human beings who develop to their highest potential. The magazine uses real young girls on their editorial board to ensure that the best content for girls is included within its pages.
National Geographic Kids is the little sister of the National Geographic publication for adults. Since its first appearance in 1975, its goal has been to get kids excited about the world around them. National Geographic Kids has a vast array of articles concerning wildlife, entertainment, sports, technology, science, and more. Its target audience is kids between the ages of six and 14.