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Story Bug

Read together, even when you're apart! Story Bug combines video chat with a shared reader displaying educational books to enable story time with a loved one anywhere, anytime.

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The Cricket shop offers both print and digital subscriptions for all our world class children’s magazines, as well special bundles with engaging plush toys, puzzles, games and other gifts. Take for example BABYBUG Magazine and tote bag bundle a perfect combination for any mom interested in raising a storyteller.

Subscribe now and enjoy access to the highest-quality stories, games, and activities for children ages 6 months to 3 years.

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The Wonderful Objects Kids Box is a Make-Your-Own-Story Adventure unlike anything you've seen. The Kids Box brings together the best of children's storytelling and the best of hands-on story-making to make your child the agent of their own imagination.

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Check it Moms, the Class DAD is here

BY: Cricket Media DadJanuary 20, 2017
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I admit it. I didn’t step up to the plate at first. My son’s class needed a “class mom” (hey, that’s how they phrased it in the email) and even though I’ve spent countless hours complaining to my wife that dads are treated as second-class citizens in the school, I still didn’t take the leap […]

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Screen Beings

BY: Cricket Media MamaJanuary 18, 2017
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Just like children believe in the tooth fairy and Santa Claus, I have a vision that somewhere, out there, a magical, mythical mother exists. One who charts out exactly the right amount of screen-time, per child, per age, per device, sets AND enforces these limits, and yet somehow still miraculously maintains perfect family harmony. This […]

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Flipping the Book Experience

BY: Kevin CuasayJanuary 17, 2017
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This month’s issue of ASK is all about bookmaking, and I can’t help but be excited about this because I love books. I love them so much that I learned to make them by hand, from start to finish. I could write a story and illustrate it, make the paper the story will be printed […]

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