Cricket Celebrates 50 Years of Children’s Magazines and Education Programs

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, December 14, 2022 / — Cricket Media announced today that its flagship children’s magazine, CRICKET, will celebrate its 50th anniversary in September 2023. This milestone represents more than 500 issues and thousands of stories and articles delighting children across multiple generations. CRICKET Magazine’s cover will feature a 50th anniversary logo throughout 2023, […]

14 Amazing Fall and Winter Holidays

The holiday season is here– but what holidays? Depending on who you ask or where you are, you might get very different answers! The November/December issue of SPIDER Magazine explores some of these fascinating holidays through stories, poetry, and a game called “Holiday Hooray!” You might notice a few recurring themes: harvest celebrations, water, festivals […]

Managing Editor

(U.S.-based remote position – full-time and part-time applicants are being considered) About Cricket Media®: Cricket Media® is a global education company creating high-quality print and online learning products for children, families, mentors, teachers, and partners that improve learning opportunities for everyone.  Led by our 9 award-winning children’s magazines and our customizable research-tested collaborative learning programs, […]

5 Free Kids’ Stories for Halloween

Halloween is right around the corner, so we’re sharing our own special tricks and treats from our award-winning children’s magazines! From a spooky Cornish folktale to a modern-day Halloween party to a true story from history, there’s something for everyone. Looking for Fall (BABYBUG Magazine) How do you know when fall is here? From crisp […]

4 Endangered Languages (And What People are Doing to Save Them)

Our planet is full of a dizzying array of languages. Experts estimate that over 7,000 languages are spoken on Earth. But they’re also doing their best to transcribe and record those languages in action– because about half of them might disappear by next century. What are some of these rare languages? Who speaks them? And […]

8 Amazing Islands That Are an Animal Lover’s Dream

If you’ve dreamed of discovering an island full of your favorite animals, then you’ve come to the right place! Explore a paradise of swimming pigs, an island overrun by cats, and even… a viper island? All of these amazing islands are featured in the pages of MUSE, FACES, and COBBLESTONE Magazines, and every one of […]

CricketTogether Named Supporting Champion of National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS)

WASHINGTON, DC, USA, August 29, 2022 /  Cricket Media announced that its eMentoring program, CricketTogether, was named a Supporting Champion for the recently launched National Partnership for Student Success (NPSS). With a strong endorsement from President Biden, the NPSS supports a nationwide three-year effort that brings together experienced organizations to recruit, screen, train, support, and engage an […]

Dragon Boats in the Diaspora: America’s Coolest Dragon Boat Festivals!

It might be the coolest holiday that you’ve never heard of. Or maybe it’s a major event that your family looks forward to each year. Either way, the Dragon Boat Festival is a time-honored Chinese tradition that’s made a major splash– literally– across the USA. It’s often called the fastest-growing water sport in the country! […]