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SHORT CIRCUIT • Make your way through the circuit board from START to FINISH.
The Thrill of Space
I ASKED… • What’s a good Mother’s Day gift?
The Moon Speaks!
3, 2, 1, LAUNCH! • Whether it’s a spacecraft carrying astronauts or a satellite hitched to a rocket, getting into space requires a launch. Here are a few locations where spaceflights begin.
ALMANAC of FUN MAY
Flamingo Fashion Show • BONUS! Can you also find the heart, baseball, envelope, and paper clip?
THE GREAT ALEEYA
ABOUT YOU • Stuff you love, things you tried, and what you wish other kids knew about you.
Mother’s Day Mix-up • Amir, Beth, Caleb, and Destiny made the Mother’s Day cards above for their moms and grandmas. Use the clues to figure out which kid made each card.
Living on MARS • How would we live, work, and play on the red planet?
New Space Suits
What Would Our Life on Mars Be Like?
Galaxy Jars • Turn everyday materials into an out-of-this-world creation!
GOOFUS & GALLANT • There’s a little bit of G & G in us all. Let your Gallant shine!
YOUR Goofus and Gallant Moments
Bags into Blankets
Benny and Harold
‘Ukulele Musician • Jake Shimabukuro talks about music, emotions, and tapping into your creative side.
Cities of the Future • For centuries, people have imagined new ways to live.
Banana Pops • Make and share these tasty frozen treats!
How to Freeze Time
Highlights for Children • MAY 2023 • VOLUME 78 • NUMBER 5 • ISSUE NO. 859
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.