Resource type: Newspapers, magazines and comics
Price band: £
Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3
Region(s): All of UK
National Geographic Kids is the world’s best-selling monthly general interest magazine for children aged 6-12. Its aim is to get young people excited about the world around them with stunning photos, hands-on projects, fascinating facts, and engaging, age-appropriate articles about the natural world, science and the environment.
Cost: Subscription packages start from £37 per year for two copies of each issue. A digital subscription is also available.
About National Geographic Partners: National Geographic Kids is published by Creature and Co. on behalf of National Geographic Partners, a joint venture between the National Geographic Society and The Walt Disney Company. The joint venture was created to manage National Geographic’s media and consumer-orientated assets.
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- The high visual content and variety of article formats make this a great way of engaging even reluctant readers.
- Teachers can access teaching resources from the National Geographic Kids website that can be used in the classroom or set as homework. The resources cover all aspects of the primary curriculum and are mapped to both the National Curriculum and the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence.
- Additional content is also available via the
National Geographic Kids YouTube channel.