Employees of Cricket Media, Inc. can take advantage of services provided by the company in the Cricket Service Suite, which include our children’s magazines, individual volunteer eMentoring, math tutoring for children, and language Learning for adults or children.
For Cricket employees the magazines and participation in the individual volunteer eMentoring program are fully funded by the company. Friends and family may also participate in the individual volunteer eMentoring program. The remaining services (math tutoring for children, and language learning for adults or children) are discounted for employees.
At Cricket, we believe the success of our mission is driven by the creativity and dedication of our employees. It is important that the Cricket family has ready access to our educational products and services. Cricket supports employees with both fully funded and discounted services.
company-funded individual eMentoring for Cricket employees and contractors
Cricket believes in the power of our team members’ giving spirit and the positive impact we can have together on children in underserved communities. CricketTogether and TryEngineering Together eMentoring programs provide a safe and secure, convenient vehicle for employee support of children who need support. Cricket has a pipeline of applicant Title I classrooms waiting for eMentors to join the program. Cricket is funding participation of Cricket employees, friends, and family members as part of our commitment to our employees and the eMentoring mission of the Together programs.
Use the discount code CMELEARNING for 15% off tutoring services
Cricket Tutoring brings children individualized 1:1 math learning support with experienced K–12 tutors ready to meet needs in practice, test prep, homework help, review, SAT preparedness, or enrichment needs. From the brand globally trusted for inspiring curiosity and building lifelong learning, Cricket Tutoring provides the expertise, compassion, and fun you expect from Cricket. Our math tutors are ready to help the children in your lives.
for kids and teens
Use the discount code CMELEARNING for 15% off language learning services (all group and prepaid private lesson packages)
Learn Chinese online with NeuLingo. NeuLingo is our authentic Mandarin learning program, created specifically to engage students live in an online setting. The NeuLingo curriculum is aligned with ACTFL standards, the HSK Chinese Proficiency Test, and the Youth Chinese Test. NeuLingo supports your student(s) in becoming multilingual global citizens.
Mandarin Language and Chinese Culture, Group & Private Courses for kids and teens
Learn one of 11 popular languages with our language training program. Our conversation-based lessons are taught by live instructors to emphasize communication over memorization. Our unique blended learning model sets us apart from apps, textbooks, and other traditional approaches.
Language Courses (Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Hebrew, Arabic, Japanese, Mandarin, English, German) for older teens and adults
Up to five company-funded magazine subscriptions each year for children in your lives
For nearly 50 years, Cricket has been charming millions of children and parents who subscribe to one or more of our 9 award-winning magazines for kids of every age and interest—from art and literature to science and history. Our family of magazines, created by internationally recognized writers and illustrators who deliver the highest-quality stories, poems and non-fiction articles, has won more awards than any other children’s publisher.
100% ad-free. Published 9 times per year.
Inspire a love of reading from an early age with our selection of award-winning magazines for the youngest children. Early reading with babies, toddlers, and preschoolers has been proven to spark language development and creativity. With rich vocabulary, enchanting artwork, and interactive fingerplays, games, and crafts, Cricket’s ad-free magazines are perfect for reading out loud together. Introduce babies and toddlers to the magic of reading with sturdy BABYBUG, specially designed for little hands.
ages 0–3 years
A child’s love of reading starts early and no one fosters it better than LADYBUG, the magazine that features beautiful poetry, engaging illustrations, and enchanting stories for kids from 3 to 6 years old. Dedicated to charming preschoolers and their parents, LADYBUG is filled with beautiful illustrations from award-winning artists and crammed with captivating stories that are meant to be read aloud and are just the right length for a cozy cuddle.
ages 3–6 years
Packed with fascinating information on topics that preschoolers love, CLICK is the science magazine for kids that explains how the world works, one fascinating topic at a time. If your children are curious about the world – from dinosaurs to space, nature to technology – CLICK is here to answer their questions using language and photographs that engage young minds and encourages a lifelong love of learning.
ages 3–6 years
Written for that magical age when children first get excited about reading on their own, SPIDER magazine will reinforce a child’s love of reading by providing amazing stories and beautiful illustrations designed to keep young readers engaged. Pages filled with fantasy and adventure stories by celebrated authors, folk tales, non-fiction, poems, activities, and illustrations by famous children’s artists make SPIDER magazine for kids the perfect choice for newly independent readers.
ages 6–9 years
Ignite your child’s interest in science, history, and the arts with ASK, the magazine for kids with curious minds. Winner of the Parent’s Choice Gold Award for the past four years in a row, ASK explores topics ranging from shipwrecks to the solar system and the hows and whys of laughter through a lens of STEM, history, and art. Designed to foster children’s emerging interest in the world around them and build a lifelong love of learning, ASK is the leader in science magazines for kids.
ages 6–9 years
CRICKET Magazine, our flagship publication, is the world leader in providing the highest-quality fiction and nonfiction to children ages 9 to 14. Since its premiere in 1973, CRICKET has delighted and entertained generations of kids with contemporary stories and classic literature from the world’s best writers, paired with illustrations so beautiful they take your breath away. Having won more awards than any other children’s magazine, CRICKET delivers storytelling to young readers in its purest form.
ages 9–14 years
COBBLESTONE, the American history magazine for kids ages 9 to 14 knows that history doesn’t have to be dull and dry. It can be vibrant and alive – and so much fun. That’s why every page of COBBLESTONE is a living, breathing guide to how Americans lived, worked, played, and died from the 1600s to today. Filled with fascinating true stories from all decades of our country’s history, augmented with dramatic photographs and beautiful illustrations, COBBLESTONE is designed to take kids on a journey through history while it excites their imaginations and brings the past to life!
ages 9–14 years
FACES magazine takes young readers to places as far as the other side of the world and as close as the next state to get an honest and unbiased view of how children in other places live. Whether you are planning a trip or just want to learn about faraway places, FACES will give you the information you need to feel like a local. From common customs to rules of the road, unusual foods to animals found in the region, games to housing, FACES uses breathtaking photography and authentic local voices to bring the entire world right to your mailbox.
ages 9–14 years
MUSE magazine is the arts and science magazine for kids from 9 to 14 that’s spot on with the facts, but off-kilter with the jokes. Kids who want to know how to keep robots from taking over the world or whether animals can think will find the answers here, in articles written by award-winning authors and accompanied by high-quality illustration and photography. MUSE magazine makes a perfect gift for readers who are outgrowing ASK magazine or are interested in science, history, and the arts. Explore the world in a fun (and funny!) way with MUSE.
ages 9–14 years