- Free Resources
Nowadays, we have Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, and Fodor’s to tell us where to travel and what marvelous sights to see in the world, but 2,000 years ago, there was no travel guide to the wonders of the ancient world – that is, until Antipater of Sidon, a Greek poet, put together a list of “must-see” places in about 140 B.C. For kids curious about his list of the Seven Wonders of the World, this issue is their ticket to a tour of these marvels of Mediterranean construction – none of which exist today, apart from the Great Pyramid.
They’ll start their trip at the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, which – with its waterfalls, pools, and overgrown terraces – has to be the favorite of the Seven Wonders of the World, for kids. As they go along on their journey around the region, stopping to learn about each Wonder, a modern-day “wonder work” is compared to each ancient one. Cambodia’s Angkor Wat steps in for the Temple of Artemis, and our own Statue of Liberty takes over for the Colossus of Rhodes, updating the old list of the Seven Wonders of the World. For kids who like to travel, this new list may be just what they need to plan out future adventures.
Love this website and Love Kids Discover Magazine… Thank you for providing such a unique and positive publication for our children.
My son is a big fan of your magazine... In the days of non-stop TV and Video games, magazines like yours are a breath of fresh air!
Kids Discover is a wonderful resource for teaching nonfiction genre!
Kids Discover is such a wonderful resource for my classroom. My students enjoy reading about all the interesting topics.
Great magazine! Loaded with activities and great information. Written at a level that many ages can comprehend.
My kids LOVE the magazine - has been a great start point on research for papers and science fair projects!
We love Kids Discover. We devour every issue cover-to-cover as soon as it hits our mailbox.
Kids Discover magazines have been an indispensable tool for me. They have amazing text features with colorful illustrations and photos and very well written articles.
My boys and I love this magazine. It's loaded with great information and facts. We used it as a reference tool for home schooling last year.
My son counts the days until the next issue arrives! He is so curious about everything and these magazines give him such rich content to enjoy. Thank you!
use coupon code SPR14