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SPIDER Magazine for Kids ages 6-9 
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SPIDER Magazine for Kids ages 6-9

SPIDER contains content uniquely designed for new independent readers. With pages filled with fun stories, poems, activities and illustrations by famous children’s artists, Spider will keep young readers engaged and drawn into the fun of reading! This is the ideal story and activity magazine for former Ladybug magazine readers and all 6- to 9-year-olds who love to learn and read. 

Check out our interactive sampler to see for yourself why the children's magazine Spider won a 2014 Parents' Choice Gold Award!

Digital Subscriptions!

Access your subscription on your Computer, Apple iPad, or in the Google Play app store for devices 7 inches or more in diameter.

 Spider Magazine Digital Edition Choose a 1 year print plus digital bundle and receive 9 print issues mailed to the young reader in your life PLUS a fully interactive, enhanced digital edition each time a print issue mails. Digital only subscriptions will allow you to access Spider on all Android and Apple tablets as well as on your computer.

You will receive download and login instructions via email when we process your order.

Subscription Info

Spider Magazine is delivered 9 times per year digitally and by mail.

  • Advertising-free fiction, nonfiction, multicultural folktales, humor, recipes, games, activities, and puzzles.
  • Doodlebug & Dandelion series written by Pamela Dell
  • Spider's Corner Contests and Spider's Mailbox for budding artists and authors
  • Comic-strip adventures of Spider and his buggy pals and much, much more!
SPIDER Magazine Subscription for Children: Interactive Sampler Look inside.     Read reviews.     Write a review.

Check out our interactive sampler to see for yourself why the children's magazine Spider won a 2014 Parents' Choice Gold Award, plus many other awards!

See what other customers are saying about SPIDER, the stories and poems magazine for kids ages 6 to 9, and add your comments!

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Just for Kids

Several ebooks drawn from past editions of SPIDER are ready for your iPad, kindle, or nook.

Free with each paid subscription to Spider comes access to bonus content on the magazine's companion Web site. is the site for kids who subscribe to Spider. Here, they can listen to audio of poems and stories from the magazine, browse and share book reviews, and discover puzzles and games that will engage their language and logic skills. The site also offers kids the opportunity to enter art and writing contests and view work created by readers.

Past issues - Spider back issues are available individually. See our favorite titles or visit the Educators' site for full selection.

Resources for Educators - A FREE teacher's guide for each issue is available at our Educators' site.

Guarantee & Shipping

  1. Cricket Guarantee: You can transfer your subscription among any of our kids' magazines at NO COST. You can cancel at any time and request a refund for issues that haven't shipped yet by contacting 1-800-821-0115.
  2. All of our children's magazine subscriptions qualify for free shipping when being sent to a U.S. address (additional $15 for non-U.S.).
  3. You can personalize and send or print a gift card to announce your gift. We have special designs for each of our 14 children's magazines.
  4. Your first issue will arrive in 4-6 weeks. Find out more.

You Must Be Joking Two

You Must Be Joking, Two!

On your marks, get set, laugh!

Jokes bound, snort, leap, cavort, and wiggle through fifteen chapters bearing titles such as "Screams of Laughter," "Laptop Laughs," and "Fiddle with Riddles." Kids will find enough jokes, riddles, knock-knocks, and fractured song, movie, and book titles to provide hours of giggle-snorts.

Author and illustrator Paul Brewer also presents 11˝ tips showing kids how to prepare and perform their own stand-up comedy routines. In addition to memorizing jokes from books, he encourages young comics to make up their own jokes. And above all, have fun!

Check out this podcast of the author discussing the importance of humor in kids' lives, with psychologist Dr. Howard Gurr.
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You Must Be Joking series

You Must Be Joking

You Must Be Joking, Two!

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Extra Issue of Spider for Immediate Delivery

SPIDER magazine subscription for children ages 6-9 is a wonderful gift!

Normally, the first issue of a new subscription will arrive within 6-10 weeks.  Now, you can give an extra issue that will be delivered immediately.  This magazine issue is in addition to the regular subscription term.

The SPIDER magazine 
issue currently available to be sent immediately is the January 2015 issue. 

Remember to order your Subscription to go along with the extra issue!

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