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Fun, Cubed

Leah Reisman

Looking for the perfect game? Something small and portable that you can take along on your trip to Bubby’s house? Something colorful and eye catching? Something challenging? Magna-Tiles? Lego? Clics? No, it’s the Rubik’s Cube. Also known as the Magic Cube, over 350 million have been sold around the world. It’s small and portable enough to take along to Bubby’s house. It’s challenging enough to keep you busy for hours. And it’s the world’s bestselling toy. Let’s find out why.

 

Out of the Box

Y. Bromberg

“Can I dream for a minute here? I wish the kids in our school were obsessed with something I’m good at,” I complained to my best friend Avi. We were walking through our school hallway where kids were twisting the rows on colorful boxes. “Each year there’s a shtick in school, like cards, kugelach, or basketball sneakers. Now everyone’s playing with—” “Rubik’s Cubes,” Avi finished. “Don’t sweat it, Chaim. Truthfully, I can’t do it either.”

 

Jolly Solly

R. Atkins

Mr. Krankowitz, who was watering his beloved rosebushes, stopped and listened. Tap-tap-tap. What on earth was that noise?



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