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K-Zone February 2020

It’s jam-packed with fun including movie news, gaming goss, comics and stacks of puzzles, quizzes, activities and posters. Every issue is themed around something special, be it superheroes, videogames or even K-Zoner favourites like pranks and jokes.

Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Publisher:
Nextmedia Pty Ltd
Frequency:
Monthly
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12 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
february what’s on

GET INTO 7th Send a Card to a Friend Day 8th Kite Flying Day 10th Umbrella Day 11th Make a Friend Day 13th Sonic The Hedgehog in cinemas 17th Random Acts of Kindness Day 20th Love Your Pet Day 22nd Be Humble Day 23rd Tennis Day 27th Polar Bear Day SPORT 2nd 2020 Australian Open (Grand Slam #1) ends HAPPY BIRTHDAY 2nd K-Zoner David 5th Cristiano Ronaldo 9th Tom Hiddleston, AKA Loki 16th Elizabeth Olsen, AKA Scarlet Witch SCHOOL 3rd Back to school in WA 4th Back to school in ACT, and parts of NSW 5th Back to school in Tas OH AND... 10th March issue of K-Zone out in Australia (March 2 in New Zealand) CONTINUE QUIT! Images: Getty, iStock, Universal Pictures, Walt Disney Pictures/Marvel Studios…

2 min.
heroes.

SURF CHAMPION Name: Ocean Heroic feat: He surfed his way to first place at the 2019 Hurley BL’s Blast Off 10 Boys final! FAST FIVE WITH OCEAN K-Z: Hi Ocean! Why did you enter Hurley BL’s Blast Off, and how did it feel to win? O: My dad and I heard about it from friends who had been in the competition before. It’s one of the biggest contests for kids in Australia, and it attracts amazing surfers. I was so stoked to get the win. K-Z: How did you start surfing, and why is BL’s Blast Off different to other events? O: I started surfing not long after I was born, when I was old enough to handle it. My dad would take me out on the front of his board. I’m only where I…

1 min.
yo collecta!

HECTIC HOARDER OF THE MONTH Name: Finn Collects: Star Wars items Merch master: For six years, Finn has kept an eye out for as much Star Wars merchandise as he can get his hands on. He saves up pocket money to buy items, and sometimes receives them as gifts. Finn’s fave piece in his collection is the Stormtrooper Helmet, which he bought with all of his birthday and Christmas money. Finn wants to get the Commander Bly Helmet next! THIS MONTH’S COOL COLLECTABLE GIFT! Finn, you’ll be building your own droid and learning more about a galaxy far, far away with the littleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit and Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need To Know! Collect something cool? Consider yourself a mega fan? Tell us all about it at…

1 min.
screen space

Noah, WA This is my Japan themed artwork. It took about an hour on Tayasui Sketches School with my Apple Pencil on my iPad! Xavier, Vic It took me an hour to make the Stark suit and homemade suit from Spider-Man: Homecoming in Minecraft! Re›››ca, SA I made Mewtwo in Minecraft out of concrete and wool with my brother. It took us 30 minutes. It was super fun to make! Kai, WA I created a Super Mario Maker auto level. It does everything for you. It took me about 15 minutes to complete.…

1 min.
news feed

ANIMAL NEWS Speech-language pathologist, Christina Hunger, helps children with difficulty speaking, listening, understanding language, and more. In 2019, Christina decided to teach her Catahoula/Blue Heeler puppy, Stella, to communicate using a soundboard. Christina pressed a button that said ‘outside’ as she said the word or opened the door. After a few weeks, Stella stepped on the button when she wanted to go out. Now, Stella knows over 29 words. Christina believes Stella’s voice matters, which we love! TECH NEWS RMIT PhD candidate Yan Wang has developed an ice cream that burps and roars, with a team at the RMIT Exertion Games Lab. The ‘iScream!’ is a 3D-printed cone that uses sensors to make sounds based on how the ice cream is eaten, to inspire people to have fun with food. Research suggests sounds,…

1 min.
you rate it!

NAME: George LOCATION: NSW WHAT DID YOU PLAY? The Hot Wheels Slot Car Track Set! WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE PART OF THE TRACK SET? The cars have working headlights, which makes racing in the dark really fun. WHY WOULD YOU RECOMMEND THIS SET TO K-ZONERS? The Track Set is great because the cars are really fast. I like using the yellow car whenever I race against my dad and my sister, because it is the fastest car! RATING: 5 OUT OF 5 CARS YOU GET IT! As the You Rate It! star this month, George has scored this Hot Wheels 50th Track Stars 5 Pack!…