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National Geographic Little Kids

National Geographic Little Kids

November/December 2020

National Geographic Little Kids magazine - perfect for children ages 3 to 6. Irresistible photos and simple text to enhance early reading experiences, along with games, puzzles, and activities, that turn playtime into learning time.

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Country:
United States
Language:
English
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Frequency:
Bimonthly
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6 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
noisy adélie penguins

SAY MY NAME: uh-DEL-ee Ar-rar-rar-raah. Parents greet each other with loud calls and a swaying dance. Adélies chatter while building their nests. Neighbors squabble over pebbles. They yell when another bird gets too close. It is very crowded where these penguins live. Older chicks listen for a parent’s call. The birds holler back and forth until they find each other. Hi, Mom! MICHAEL S. NOLAN/ALAMY (TWO PENGUINS); PAUL SOUDERS/GETTY IMAGES (PENGUIN ON NEST); PHOTODYNAMIC/GETTY IMAGES (CHICK AND PARENT)…

1 min.
rhyme time

Example: The fox plays on a___. The dog jumps over a___. A bug sleeps on the___. A bear looks at a_____. The cat sees a___. The owl flies to a_____. The mouse lives in a_____. ISSELEE/DREAMSTIME (FOX, DOG); AFRICA STUDIO/SHUTTERSTOCK (BOX); JEDENDVA/DREAMSTIME (CHAIR); VISUN KHANKASEM/SHUTTERSTOCK (RUG); JUAN MOYANO/DREAMSTIME (HAT); JIANG HONGYAN/SHUTTERSTOCK (LOG); ANDRIENKO. ANASTASIYA/SHUTTERSTOCK (TOWEL); PIXEL EMBARGO/SHUTTERSTOCK (HOUSE); LIFE ON WHITE/ALAMY (CAT); IRIN-K/SHUTTERSTOCK (BUG); ERIC ISSELEE/SHUTTERSTOCK (OWL); DARIA RYBAKOVA/DREAMSTIME (BEAR); RUDMER ZWERVER/SHUTTERSTOCK (MOUSE)…

1 min.
volcanoes!

The magma pushes up through cracks in Earth’s crust, or outer layer. Then, boom! It explodes out to the surface. A volcano has erupted. FROM THE PAGES OF ANDREA DANTI/SHUTTERSTOCK (ART); RALF LEHMANN/SHUTTERSTOCK (LAVA); CARSTEN PETER/NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC IMAGE COLLECTION (SCIENTISTS); AMMIT JACK/SHUTTERSTOCK (VOLCANO)…

1 min.
bugging out

How many of these bugs can fly? STEPHEN DALTON/MINDEN PICTURES (BEE); GORAN_SAFAREK/SHUTTERSTOCK (BURNET MOTH); NICK UPTON/NPL/MINDEN PICTURES (CATERPILLAR); KLETR/SHUTTERSTOCK (LADYBUG); JOLANDA AALBERS/SHUTTERSTOCK (ORANGE BUTTERFLY); PAUL REEVES PHOTOGRAPHY/SHUTTERSTOCK (MOTH); DOUG LEMKE/SHUTTERSTOCK (BUCKEYE BUTTERFLY); JIRI PROCHAZKA/SHUTTERSTOCK (BEETLE); JANET MUIR/DANITADELIMONT (COVER)…

1 min.
wild cards

Carolina chickadee FUN FACTS If you hear a bird calling “chick-adee-dee-dee,” look around for this kind of chickadee. The bird eats insects, spiders, seeds, and fruits. golden lion tamarin FUN FACTS Tamarins are monkeys and live in trees. The golden lion tamarin’s long hair looks similar to a lion’s mane. spiny seahorse FUN FACTS Seahorses are fish. A spiny seahorse uses its long snout to suck up food. It eats tiny ocean creatures that swim close by. elk FUN FACTS Male elk grow huge antlers. They use their antlers to fight with other male elk. The winner gets to be the boss of his elk herd. common milkweed grasshopper FUN FACTS This kind of grasshopper tastes bad to animals that try to eat it. Its bright-red color reminds enemies: “I am not yummy!” Malayan tapir FUN FACTS Tapirs live in forests in parts of Asia. Their black-and-white…