Free Kids’ Stories Featuring LGBTQ+ Families

Families come in many shapes and sizes. For our Cricket family, it’s always been important to depict all sorts of kids and families in our magazines. For some kids, it’s valuable to see characters just like them or their friends on the page. For others, it’s just as important to learn that everyone is different […]

4 Amazing Women in American History That You Never Learned About in School

Kids can probably name Harriet Tubman, Sacagawea, Eleanor Roosevelt, and more awesome examples of women in American history, but then there are the women who don’t appear in your daughters’ textbooks. Is your daughter a budding doctor or oceanographer or pilot? See if they’ve heard of any of these famous firsts!

Our Science Magazines for Kids

Who says science has to be boring?  We have three fun, award-winning science magazines for kids that will entertain as much as they educate. Each title targets children of different ages and approaches STEM in a friendly, engaging manner that fosters long-term interest in scientific fields, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Since technology pervades our 21st […]

Best Magazines for an 8-Year-Old

If you’re the parent of an 8-year-old child, you know that eight is an amazing—and potentially exhausting—year in a child’s life! Many kids experience a huge growth spurt, both physically and intellectually, around third grade. They’re reading independently, trying more things for themselves, and most importantly, they start developing a more complex sense of identity. Is your child a budding scientist or an aspiring poet or planning a campaign for the 2052 presidential election? Feed their voracious minds with the perfect magazine to fit their passions.

8 Award-Winning Inventions by Kids

One of the most exciting events that the Cricket Media team participates in each year is the Spark!Lab Dr. InBae Yoon Invent It Challenge. Spring is invention season at our DC office. Some of us are busy getting in touch with teachers to encourage their students to enter, some spend hours judging the submissions by […]