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The Sacrifice of the Rainbow Bird

A Tale from the Lenni Lenape

5 mins read
Spider Magazine for Kids
January 2021

R.A.O.K. Spinner

AN R.A.O.K., OR “random act of kindness,” is something you do to make someone feel good, just because. Spread some New Year’s cheer with this R.A.O.K. spinner!

1 min read
Spider Magazine for Kids
January 2021

Ice Music

EVERY WINTER IN Luleå, Sweden, a remote town located just beneath the Arctic Circle, people are treated to a special concert. It’s not like any concert or recital you might have been to. The concert hall is an igloo, and all the musicians play instruments made almost entirely of ice! These ice concerts have also traveled to places such as Beaver Creek, Colorado, and the Italian Alps.

3 mins read
Spider Magazine for Kids
January 2021

Doodlebug & Dandelion

Doodlebug and the Diva

4 mins read
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January 2021

A very Special Gift for Grandma

Mom says it’s Grandma’s birthday next week. Jack says he’s going to make her something out of LEGO® blocks. Does Grandma even like that stuff? I want to give her something she’ll like.

4 mins read
Spider Magazine for Kids
January 2021

Turtles Crossing

ALEX PEDALED HIS bike along the country lane that led to his house. As he rounded a bend, the tips of the cattails that grew around Johnson’s Pond came into view. His dad took him canoeing there sometimes, and Alex loved it. The pond was always so alive with activity. Frogs croaked along the shore, dragonflies hunted among the cattails, and sometimes Alex discovered turtles basking on sunny rocks.

4 mins read
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September 2020

THE FLYING TORTOISE

A Nigerian Folk Tale

4 mins read
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September 2020

Catching Frogs in the Clouds

PROFESSOR MARCIO PIE and his team stop on top of a mountain in Brazil. It’s cool and damp under the trees. The scientists listen.

3 mins read
Spider Magazine for Kids
September 2020

Wild Neighbors

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS IS a big city—not the sort of place you’d expect to find wild predators. So when people started spotting coyotes in downtown Chicago, they had lots of questions.

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July/August 2020

The Day the Dogs Disappeared

THERE WAS A time, many moons ago, when humans and coyotes lived in harmony. People told stories of the great trickster Coyote and how he brought fire to humans, winter to the world, and stars to the Milky Way. They honored coyotes with dances and songs. They even saved the best scraps of meat for them.

4 mins read
Spider Magazine for Kids
July/August 2020

Solar Pizza Oven

THE SUMMER SUN is hot, but can it cook a pizza? Yes! This tasty experiment uses heat-trapping cardboard, reflective foil, and light-absorbing black paper to harness the sun’s energy into a solar-powered pizza oven. On the next hot, sunny day, cook your own pizza with sunlight and science!

1 min read
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July/August 2020

Jackson, Jackson, Make Up Your Mind!

ON A BLAZING hot summer day, the Johnson family piled into their rusty, old station wagon. Behind Mom and Dad sat Joseph and Jeffrey. Then Julie and Jolene in the row in between. Next came Jocelyn, Justin, and Jackson, all crowded in back. They were headed to Zindel’s Ice Cream Shoppe.

3 mins read
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July/August 2020

A Fish Named Dog

I locked eyes with the fish as I tapped flakes of food into his tank. He stared blankly at me through the glass. Not exactly my idea of a perfect pet.

3 mins read
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July/August 2020

Candles in Space

MY BIRTHDAY WAS going to be extra special for two reasons. For one thing, like Commander Park said, “Nobody’s ever turned nine in space before, David.”

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Adventures in Space-Time - May/June 2020

Cosmic Mudballs from Space!

ON A TUESDAY night in April 2019, a bright fireball streaked across the sky over Aguas Zarcas, Costa Rica. A meteor! As it entered Earth’s atmosphere, the meteor broke into hundreds of small pieces that rained down on the small town.

3 mins read
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Adventures in Space-Time - May/June 2020

Doodlebug & Dandelion

A Night at the Starlite Part 2

4 mins read
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Adventures in Space-Time - May/June 2020

The Memorial Day Mission

“IS THAT THE last one, Poppy?” asked Boomer. His great-grandfather nodded. Every Memorial Day, they placed little flags by the headstones of a dozen pilots. Boomer and Poppy walked out the gates of the cemetery toward home.

3 mins read
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Adventures in Space-Time - May/June 2020

Watch Out for the Hedley Beast

An English Fairy Tale Retold by Madeline Juran

5 mins read
Spider Magazine for Kids
March 2020

Cloud Fishing

An English Fairy Tale

4 mins read
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March 2020

Doodlebug & Dandelion Little Green Man

An English Fairy Tale

4 mins read
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March 2020

THE FOX, THE HEDFEHOG, AND THE BAD OF TRICKS!

The basic story about a cat and fox discuss how many tricks

4 mins read
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February 2020

Mirabella the Magnificent and the Dragon

PRINCESS MIRABELLA WAS sprawled on the throne-room floor with her favorite jigsaw puzzle when the dragon arrived.

4 mins read
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February 2020

HERE THERE BE DRAGONS

ACCORDING TO LEGEND, early mapmakers marked unexplored areas with the warning: HERE THERE BE DRAGONS.

3 mins read
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February 2020

Doodlebug & Dandelion Once Upon a Leap Year

Story about Doodlebug & Dandelion

4 mins read
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February 2020

How Big Bear Stuck To The Sky

A NATIVE AMERICAN LEGEND

2 mins read
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November/December 2019

Somebody Catch That Christmas Tree!

“POPCORN, NO!” MRS. SIDNEY shouted.

3 mins read
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November/December 2019

Glorious Gelt!

ON HANUKKAH, FAMILIES exchange presents, play dreidel, and snack on delicious gelt: chocolate candies shaped like coins. Why coins?

1 min read
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November/December 2019

Woolly Weather Woes

BZZZZZZ WENT THE sheep-shearing clippers.“Hold her tight, Humphrey!” Hildy cried.

3 mins read
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November/December 2019

Fabulous Facts: Sheep

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison all had sheep. President Woodrow Wilson kept sheep on the White House lawn.—Ophelia

1 min read
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November/December 2019

The Fable Of The Three Cats

ALONG TIME AGO, when the ancient landscape of Japan was dotted with hundreds of castles and the country was ruled by the sword, there was a great samurai warrior who was pestered by a large rat.

2 mins read
Spider Magazine for Kids
October 2019

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