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Pixies, Bells & Ben!

BAZOOF! has been proud to focus its content on youth work since its first magazine in 2007. Children have so much to share, and it is always quite amazing what they come up with. (more…)
TeLeni Koochin
January 25, 2023

My Muslim Life

by Abdulrahman, Age 12 I am not the person some people think I am. I can be thought of as a bad person because I am a Muslim. There are a lot of Muslims around the world. In fact, almost a quarter of the earth's population is Muslim, most living…
TeLeni Koochin
November 25, 2022

Sun Up Sun Down

Olivia, Age 13, shared photos of the sun rising and setting near her home. Nature has a way of helping us to pause and see the world and our day in a different way. (more…)
TeLeni Koochin
November 10, 2022

Great Black Liquid

by Leo, Age 12 It’s five or six in the morningSighs, yawns, and groans fill the airCar engines are running and droning During the morning commuteThe owner returns to the carwith a mug of coffeeSteaming with levels of heat on parto the heat of a toastyburning fire (more…)
TeLeni Koochin
September 2, 2022

Flexible Classroom Seating

by Audrey, Age 11 Imagine being a parent helper or a teacher and walking into the classroom to see kids having their heads on their desks, kids aren’t sitting up straight, and barely anyone is focusing. You wouldn’t want to see that now would you? This is why I believe…
TeLeni Koochin
August 3, 2022

Hanging Out!

Looking for some ideas of what to do with your friends? Girls between the ages of 7-12 years told B! what they like to do or think is boring when they are ‘hanging out’ with their friends. Comments from girls Ages 11-12 are featured in the print version of BAZOOF!…
TeLeni Koochin
July 1, 2022

Send in a Drawing

Aadhya, Age 8, recently found her drawing on Page 30 of BAZOOF! #78. Oay has a bulletin board where drawings, like these, along with poems and other submissions are published. It's a reader's favourite! Do you have some artwork that you did for school or at home? Or maybe you'd…
TeLeni Koochin
June 16, 2022


by Molly, Age 15 The captivating blue of the oceanIs highlighted as the wavesCrash to the soft sandIts white capsExploding on the terrain (more…)
TeLeni Koochin
May 31, 2022

Thoughts on Caring

by Lydia, Age 13 Really, what is caring? What is inside us that makes us want to care or feel a way towards someone or something? Caring means a lot of things to a lot of different people. To me, caring is a necessity in life and can not be…
TeLeni Koochin
March 25, 2022

Bats, Kites & Sara

Bats are so interesting! In this photo, you see some fruit bats hanging upside down for a nap, with their wings wrapped around themselves like a cozy blanket. Their furry heads are sticking out the bottom with those signature pointed ears! What is also very interesting is Sara's poem about…
TeLeni Koochin
February 18, 2022