Make a Magazine

Make a Magazine craft

Subscribe to some great fun by making your own magazine. Turn a new page on literacy skills as your kids' creativity becomes the cover story.

  • 1.

    Magazines usually focus on an activity or hobby, such as stamp collecting, crafts,or sports. Create a magazine on a subject that interests you. Make up a name for your publication. Celebrate Make Your Own News Day in September or feature your ideas any day!

  • 2.

    Fold several sheets of white paper in half, book-style. With Crayola® Washable Markers, write the name of your magazine at the top of the cover.

  • 3.

    Use Crayola Scissors to cut out pictures from recycled magazines. Glue them on your magazine cover with a Crayola Glue Stick.

  • 4.

    Write your stories on the inside pages. Draw or cut out more pictures to illustrate them.

  • 5.

    Create a table of contents listing what's inside your magazine.

  • 6.

    Make copies so family and friends can "subscribe" to your new publication.