April 18, 2018 (Columbus, OH)—Highlights™, the leading family media brand and publisher of the most-read children’s magazine in North America, has announced that its annual State of the Kid survey is live and open to children ages 6 to 12 across the nation. This is the tenth year that the annual survey will give kids a national platform to share their opinions and feelings, with a goal of helping parents better understand what matters most to children today.
“So far, 2018 has been a historic year for children, whom we’ve seen using their voices in powerful new ways,” said Christine French Cully, editor-in-chief of Highlights magazine. “We feel that the greatest opportunities to aid the growth of our children and our society come from actively seeking to learn how they feel.”
The goal of this year’s State of the Kid survey is to identify who and what influence kids’ ideas and thoughts, and explore whether or not kids feel empowered to create a better, kinder world. Additionally, this year’s survey will revisit noteworthy questions from prior years in honor of its tenth anniversary.
“With expanding circles of influence surrounding our children, we hope that this year’s survey results will help parents understand which voices children hear the loudest, where they turn when in need of guidance, and how they may or may not feel empowered to help change the world.” said Cully.
Children can make their voices heard by taking the survey through the end of May. For more information about the State of the Kid survey, past survey results, or Highlights magazine, please visit Highlights.com/state-of-the-kid-2017.
Highlights is a beloved global media brand dedicated to helping children become curious, creative, caring and confident™ through engaging content and experiences that are focused on nurturing and developing the whole child. Through stories, poems, puzzles, jokes/riddles, science experiments, art activities, and more, kids are encouraged to think, problem solve, and build their literacy skills, all while having fun. Highlights reaches children 0–12 with their most popular magazines (Highlights Hello™, Highlights High Five™, Highlights High Five Bilingüe™ [English/Spanish], and Highlights®), digital apps, toys/games, and books incorporating classic favorites like Hidden Pictures® puzzles, Goofus and Gallant®, Dear Highlights letters, and more. Because Highlights offerings may be print or digital, purchased through subscriptions or retail, kids can engage with Highlights anytime, anywhere. To learn more and connect with Highlights, visit Highlights.com, HighlightsKids.com, Facebook.com/HighlightsForChildren, Twitter.com/Highlights, Pinterest.com/FunWithAPurpose, and Instagram.com/HighlightsForChildren