Time for Kids is a digital magazine for kids which is available to be downloaded for free. Time magazine publishes a edition for elementary school kids, which can now be accessed through their digital library for free. During this unprecedented time, we constantly are on the look out for activities for kids, so that they do not get bored at home. This website can come in handy to keep kids occupied.
The website lists all the issues of time magazine for kids for the year. These magazines can be accessed and downloaded for free. The magazine is suitable for kids of grade 1 to grade 6. These magazines contain informative articles as well as worksheet and quizzes. This is a great way of virtual learning for kids.
Let’s look at this website in detail below.
Start with opening this website, the interface of the website can be seen in the above screenshot. You can read the details given and scroll down to register. Right now the website offers magazines for 4 grades, which are grade 1, grade 2, grade 3-4, and grade 5-6. This can also be seen in the screenshot below.
Then fill out the subscription form given below. Once signed in you will get 2 buttons.
The first one is to view the current or latest issue of the magazine and the second one is to view the digital library. Let’s start by clicking the library button. This will bring up a page like the one shown in the screenshot below.
The magazines are listed by date of publishing and volume number. Click on a magazine tile which you want to read. It will open up in a new tab, as can be seen in the screenshot below.
There are forward and back arrows on either side of the page to flip pages. You also have the option zoom in for better reading experience. Right next to the zoom option you have the tile preview option. Clicking this option will bring up a preview of all the pages of the magazine right at the center of the page.
Look at the bottom right corner and you will see a small play button right next to the full screen option. This play button turns on the auto flip mode on. This mode turns the pages automatically and you do not have to do it manually.
Time for kids can be downloaded for free and kids can keep busy reading it. The available magazine are for grade 1 to grade 6. Apart from reading material to enhance knowledge the magazine also has fun stuff like quizzes, worksheets, etc. It is a great way for virtual learning at this time when kids are home and schools are closed.
Check out Time for Kids here.