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.
Pile of Pandas
The Magic of Making
I ASKED… • What ocean mystery are you curious about?
Nice Rinks • ’Tis the season for ice-skating! Here are a few unique rinks around the country.
ALMANAC of FUN DECEMBER
ABOUT YOU • Stuff you love, things you tried, and what you wish other kids knew about you.
Yeti Family Party
Ari’s Hanukkah Favorites
Stir It In! • For a flavor boost, stir these spoons into hot cocoa or another warm drink.
A JOLT OF JOY • Jason Naylor spreads love and positivity through his eye-catching artwork.
Create Your Own Word Art • Now it’s your turn! Here are Jason’s tips for making a unique piece of artwork that lets you share your message with the world.
Holly Jolly Scavenger Hunt • Search this scene for the items below. Then look for them out in the real world!
REINDEER GAMES • Racing reindeer “fly” over the frozen ground!
GOOFUS & GALLANT • There’s a little bit of G & G in us all. Let your Gallant shine!
YOUR Goofus and Gallant Moments
Loved, Protected, and Warm
CHRISTMAS CAROL CHALLENGE
Food Buddies • Decorate a plastic ornament or a Styrofoam ball to look like a tasty treat. Add a face with paint pens or permanent markers. If necessary, use tacky glue to attach an ornament hanger or a fuzzy stick. Display the festive food buddy on a tree, shelf, or windowsill.
Gingerbread Architect • Beatriz Muller’s houses are carefully designed—and then eaten!
Teddy Bears and a White Elephant
Highlights for Children • DECEMBER 2023 • VOLUME 78 • NUMBER 12 • ISSUE NO. 866
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
LAUGHS FROM YOU
ADVICE FROM YOU
EDITORS’ PICKS • Here are some cool things we love this month.
WHAT’S WRONG? • It’s up to you!