#03: The Architecture Issue

This one goes out to all the fort-builders, treehouse dreamers, tinkers and storytellers.

For: Girls, 5 to 12, who love to build stuff

Highlights: Build three ridiculously cool DIY forts with blueprints from world-famous architects; design a gumdrop bridge; read a story about a girl inventor; get inspired by a comic about Brooklyn Bridge engineer Emily Warren Roebling; practice building your balance; craft a perfect plot; make banana bread. Plus: a color-by-dot, an ice science experiment, games, activities and more.

Featured experts: Shonda Rhimes, engineer Clara Medina, artist Amy Sillman, chef Joanne Chang, chemist Mary Jane Shultz, historian Despina Stratigakos, slackliner Faith Dickey, Olympic medalist Erin Hamlin, architects Zena Howard, Erin McGurn and Karen Braitmayer 

Short story contributor: Newbery Honor winner Kathi Appelt

Comic contributor: Eisner winner Jen Wang


Kazoo magazine