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Are magazines “old school” now?

Perhaps, in some ways, yes. But, aside from online shopping, the internet still can’t provide the joy of finding something fun in your mailbox. The kids love getting things in the mail (and who can blame them – none of the bills have their names on them.) 😉

The kids’ were first introduced to the world of magazines several years ago when my mom bought the kids an annual subscription to ZooBooks. We’ve had a couple others over the past few years and I’ve decided that magazines are something I want to spend some school money on this year. Magazines are fun. Magazines can be educational. Magazines are a window into the world around us. One just has to choose wisely.

3 Kids Magazine Subscriptions We Already Have:

1. American Girl – 6 issues a year, I have American Girl fans so they enjoy getting this one.

2. Discovery Girls – 6 issues a year, lots of cool craft ideas and stuff in these.

3. Lego Magazine – it’s free! It’s not a very big magazine but it makes my little guy SO HAPPY.

7 More Magazines I’m Considering:

I want to add at least three more, one for each child. But I can’t pick. Here’s 7 that are on my list of possible options.

4. Zoobooks – again, because my son liked them a lot.

5. Highlights For Children – I have fond memories of pouring through this in our school library during library time when I was a kid.

6. God’s World News – I have a friend who subscribes to this one for her kids.

7. Answers Magazine – something we could all enjoy.

8. Nature Friend Magazine – this looks really good, too.

9. Focus on the Family Clubhouse – they have a Jr. version, too.

10. Ok, you got me. I’m stuck. I don’t have a tenth one. What would you suggest? Would you add something else or vote for something I’ve already got listed?

I’m linking this up (a couple of days late, cough cough) with Angie’s Top Ten Tuesday. If you link up with TTT, have you seen the news that starting next week it will be List it Tuesday? That means we can list any number of things. Like, say, NINE magazines instead of ten. 😉 Go check it out. =)

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Hey, y’all! I'm Amber, and I wear many hats: Pastor's wife, marriage advocate, eclectic homeschooler, mother of three, and domestically challenged homemaker--lovin’ life and livin’ deep in the heart of Texas.
I love to write and I hope to use that wisely, to encourage others, and for God’s glory. I seek purpose in the mundane. I want my kids to see God’s fingerprints throughout all of creation, learning, and life. As I teach our children, God is teaching me through this homeschool journey, too. I love Jesus, family, coffee, words, and the color teal.
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