Resource type: Newspapers, magazines and comics
Price band: £
Key stage: KS1, KS2
Region(s): All of UK
Storytime is a monthly illustrated magazine designed to provide great stories in an accessible format for children aged five to nine.
Every month Storytime provides 50 pages of poetry, fairy tales, myths, stories from around the world, and tales from new authors for children to enjoy. Alongside the stories, there are themed activities, puzzles and competitions. Subscribing schools also benefit from a pack of free teaching resources that are linked to one of the stories in that month’s Storytime magazine.
Storytime is also available as a digital magazine that can be used in school and shared with parents at home.
Cost: £38 per year for a single copy of the magazine. Bulk discounts available for orders of 10, 20, 50 and 100 copies. Subscription to the digital magazine starts at £95 per year.
About Storytime Magazine Ltd: Storytime Magazine Ltd is the publisher of Storytime magazine. It is set up as a Social Enterprise dedicated to supporting parents and working with schools to improve literacy across the UK. Storytime magazine was launched in 2014.
Literacy Hive Likes
- The magazine format and short stories are great for engaging reluctant readers, as well as being perfect for reading aloud sessions.
- Many of the stories come with short questions designed to engage children further or encourage them to think beyond the story.
- Storytime also produces a number of free resource packs to help promote reading in the classroom and at home. These resource packs are available to everyone and include a Reading Catch Up Pack, A Home Reading Pack, a Reading Buddies Pack and a Magazine Maker Pack.