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.
Creature Feature • Each of these wacky creatures has the features of three different animals. Can you name the three animals shown in each image? Choose from the list below.
I ASKED… • What would be funny in GIANT size?
In a Pinch
ABOUT YOU • Stuff you love, things you tried, and what you wish other kids knew about you.
ALMANAC of FUN FEBRUARY
National Library Lover’s Month • Did you know that you can check out more than just books from your library? Many libraries also have movies, audiobooks, and even board games and kitchen tools. And some libraries have even more unusual items to check out:
Sloths at Full Speed • Race to find the hidden objects! Compete against an opponent, or use a timer and compete against yourself!
Sliding to a Win
A “Hearty” Welcome
Top of Their Game • These Halls of Fame honor mascots, music, and great minds!
Colorful Cocoa • This fun and festive hot drink makes a great Valentine’s Day dessert!
Loads of Ladybugs • Can you find the beetle that isn’t a ladybug? Can you also find 12 hidden red ants?
Your Turn! • Challenge your friends and family to these wacky contests.
Say What?! • Can you match each sports term above to its definition below? Look closely at the pictures for hints!
CANDY TALK • These candies weren’t always just for Valentine’s Day.
LeVar Burton • This actor and TV host is on a mission to share his love of reading and telling stories.
GOOFUS & GALLANT • There’s a little bit of G & G in us all. Let your Gallant shine!
YOUR Goofus and Gallant Moments
A Passing Problem
Fuzzy Valentines • Spread the love with these yarn creations!
WHY do YOU think TIE-DYE is so POPULAR? • If you made a treasure map, where would it lead?
Highlights for Children • FEBRUARY 2023 • VOLUME 78 • NUMBER 2 • ISSUE NO. 856
Share Your Work • You might see it in a future issue! If sending your work by postal mail, please include your name, age, and address.
Jokes and Riddles
Funny But True
ADVICE FROM YOU
EDITORS’ PICKS • Here are some cool things we love this month.
WHAT’S WRONG? • It’s up to you!