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Magazine subscription for 10 yr old?

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SpringtoSummer Fri 01-Dec-17 08:40:25

Any ideas for a magazine subscription for a 10 year old? I was thinking of something like the national geographic kids one but it looks a bit young. Thanks!

iseenodust Fri 01-Dec-17 08:45:34

This includes a book and magazines as well as access to drop in activities (usually excellent) in your area

NewtsSuitcase Fri 01-Dec-17 08:47:43

Mine (10 and 12) have First News and really benefit from it. They've had it for a couple of years now and their general knowledge and ability to talk and debate knowledgeably about world affairs has really improved (appreciate that might not be what you're going for but its a definite plus).

Snowinsummer Fri 01-Dec-17 08:52:08

The Phoenix comic is great & is really high quality. My 13 year old still loves it!

strugglingtodomybest Fri 01-Dec-17 08:53:38

My 12 year old gets The Avengers comic graphic novel.

LostMyLunchMoney Fri 01-Dec-17 08:57:35

Aquila is popular with mine.
They also enjoy the magazine that comes with their RSPB membership.

RivendellHoliday Fri 01-Dec-17 09:01:15

My daughter loves The Week Junior. All the news rolled up with animals and quizzes and debate pages. Really fantastic and she loves coming home and reading it every Friday.

Polyanthus Fri 01-Dec-17 09:03:48

My two didn't enjoy Aquila at all but loved How it Works.

Valerrie Fri 01-Dec-17 09:05:18

Aquila is amazing!

Orlok Fri 01-Dec-17 09:08:37

My 10 year old loves the Phoenix but didn't like Aquila.

NewtsSuitcase Fri 01-Dec-17 09:23:57

struggling you might want to look at marvelunlimited for your DC. Its web based but you get access to every marvel comic/graphic novel ever published. Works out cheaper than the Avengers graphic novel subscription. DS1 (12) adores it.

HebeMumsnet (MNHQ) Fri 01-Dec-17 09:28:47

Another vote for The Phoenix - it's weekly though. If they're into science, Whizz Pop Bang is really good, too.

ILoveDolly Fri 01-Dec-17 09:32:20

My more studious child loved Aquila. The lively bouncy one prefers Phoenix

strugglingtodomybest Fri 01-Dec-17 18:03:30

Ooo, thanks Newt, that sounds fantastic.

Gatekeeper Fri 01-Dec-17 18:06:09

Def Phoenix, I liked reading it as well!

SpringtoSummer Fri 01-Dec-17 19:37:39

Amazing ideas, thank you flowers

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