Articles by Timbuktu

In the new version of Timbuktu Magazine (that we launched a few days ago) not only did we implement a subscription and a grown-ups zone for IAP purchases, but we also introduced an amazing group of characters to help children learn Common Core State Standards skills, with a twist. The…

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Well, that’s a tough question! Today, we posted on Playground Dad about the best 5 father and child scenes in movies or TV shows, so while you think about it, you can enjoy these incredibly emotional moments. [You guessed it, keep tissues on hand.] 1. Meet Joe Black (1998) It’s…

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Have you downloaded the new Timbuktu Magazine? If you haven’t (what are you waiting for?) here’s a quick recap of the main improvements you’ll find: 1) No social sharing 2) No Bubbles (a simple, very convenient subscription: $4.99 per month or $29.99 per year!) 3) A brand new Grown-ups zone…

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Magazines for kids have a glorious history. There are a few periodical publications that can help children shape their idea of the world as well as practice their imagination: Highlights, Odyssey Magazine, Muse, NatGeo for kids, Il Corriere dei Piccoli, Topolino… We’re huge fans of these magazines for children. We…

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Dear friends, Last week we launched a competition to find a name to this red guy: with your help, we found one! Let us introduce you to Oscar Forrester! The winner of the competition is Jennifer from Chicago. Congratulations, Jennifer!

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Two centuries after it had been written, one of the first fairy-tales ever written by Hans Christian Andersen was discovered in a filing box in the National Archive of Funen by the Danish historian Esben Brage. A couple of months ago, The Tallow Candle became an interactive app for iPhone and iPad by Timbuktu. The…

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Apparently they can. This is the story of Rhy, a 10 years old boy from a small city near Austin, Texas. Rhy uses a platform called Gamestar Mechanic to design his own videogames. Named one of the 2012 Best Educational Websites by the American Association of School Librarians, Gamestar Mechanic is…

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We’ve all seen them. The standard baby registry checklist with every item you’re supposed to register for before your baby comes. But, the problem with that checklist is that many of the items don’t really apply to you. Maybe you’re cloth diapering? Maybe you need 2 car seats, not just…

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