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Amy Kraft

Amy Kraft is a freelance producer, game designer, and writer specializing in children’s media. She has worked on a wide range of stuff for kids including eBooks, Nintendo DS and Leap Frog Leapster games, websites, picture books, workbooks, and even CD-ROMs back in the day. Amy has worked with companies like Scholastic, Barnes and Noble, Sylvan Learning, Leap Frog, and many more. Amy is a voracious consumer of things related to kids’ media, and channels this passion into her blog, Media Macaroni. She is also a contributor to Wired Magazine’s GeekMom blog. Amy currently lives with her husband, daughter, and son in New York City.

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by Amy Kraft
Charts with illustrations and photographs are great for reminding pre-readers of the steps needed to complete a task.
by Amy Kraft
In this celebration of making and DIY, inspire your kids to learn new skills, invent new things, and imagine amazing possibilities for the future.
by Amy Kraft
A visit to the Children’s Museum of Phoenix inspired me to think big when giving my kids a space to build.
by Amy Kraft
Go beyond the usual classes like swimming, soccer, and music. There’s a world of new skills waiting for the curious and adventurous.
by Amy Kraft
Tired of the same old board games you’re playing with your kids? Mix and match your game pieces and make up new rules to amp up family game night.
by Amy Kraft
If your child has taken a shine to something on the screen based on a book, encourage reading time by making that book available at home.
by Amy Kraft
Toy Fair 2013 showcased an abundance of toys that promote learning in engaging ways.
by Amy Kraft
Kids can get their hands (and fingers) dirty with these awesome coloring books.
by Amy Kraft
Here are some of my favorite recent books for independent readers.
by Amy Kraft
Have a look at the bookshelves in your home. If your walls are lined with books, your child is given an enormous advanta

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