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Connecting Generations

May 5, 2020

In March, as schools were closing to slow the spread of COVID-19, a new website was launched called Eldera. Eldera was designed to help people make connections even while practicing social distancing. It pairs kids with adults 60 and over…

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World Wild Web

May 5, 2020

Zoos and aquariums around the world are closed to slow the spread of COVID-19. Without the money they normally bring in from ticket sales, many are struggling financially. So some of these institutions are turning to the Internet. They’re finding…

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Appreciating Teachers

May 4, 2020

Even during a global health emergency, teachers continue to educate, encourage, and inspire students. They’re finding new ways to connect with learners, and we’re amazed by their creativity and persistence in spite of the many challenges they face. To kick…

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Let's Draw for Our Teachers!

April 30, 2020

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to sketch each week. In this episode, Drew and Rosie make art…

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Speak, FIDO!

April 24, 2020

Imagine you’re out for a walk with your family when a strange dog approaches. The dog isn’t aggressive, but it seems to want something because it nudges you with its snout, and barks. What you don’t know is that…

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COVID-19 Testing

April 24, 2020

After weeks of following stay-at-home orders, many people in the United States are eager to get back to work. Since the coronavirus pandemic began, some 22 million Americans have lost jobs. Governors are under pressure to reopen state economies. Last…

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Teens Build Ventilators

April 24, 2020

Afghanistan is facing the coronavirus pandemic with few resources. The country has only 400 ventilators for a population of about 37 million. These machines help people who are very sick and having trouble breathing. A girls’ robotics team in the…

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8 Questions for Dr. Oxiris Barbot

April 23, 2020

New York City is the epicenter of the COVID-19 crisis in the United States. It’s also where TFK Kid Reporter Zara Wierzbowski lives. She wanted to know more about how her city is handling the situation. On April 22, Zara…

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8 Questions for Andrew Morgan

April 23, 2020

Astronaut Andrew Morgan took a 272-day trip to the International Space Station (ISS). He conducted seven spacewalks and orbited the Earth 4,352 times before returning on April 17. Morgan talked with TFK Kid Reporters Henry Carroll, Priscilla L. Ho, and…

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Soap Challenge

April 23, 2020

Handwashing just got competitive. Jennifer George has issued a challenge: Find a creative way to drop a bar of soap into someone’s hand. The catch? Participants must do so in 10 to 20 steps by creating their own Rube Goldberg…

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Let's Draw Self-Portraits!

April 23, 2020

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to …

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Kids in the Kitchen

April 22, 2020

Be Our Chef is a new cooking competition show that takes place at Walt Disney World, in Florida. Watch as five families cook tasty dishes inspired by Disney stories and family traditions. In each episode, contestants’ creations are judged by…

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From Our House to Yours

April 22, 2020

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, in New York City, is a world-renowned cultural institution. It’s a showcase for the best in theater, concerts, and dance. Lincoln Center is temporarily closed because of the coronavirus pandemic. But now, kids can…

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The History of Pandemics

April 22, 2020

The new coronavirus pandemic is historic. But this isn’t the first time a virus has sickened people around the globe. Pandemics have happened throughout history. The most recent pandemic started just over a decade ago, in 2009, with the outbreak…

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News from Our Readers: April 2020

April 21, 2020

What are your thoughts, feelings, and opinions about the global coronavirus emergency? We asked our readers to let us know at tfkeditors@time.com, with the permission of a parent, teacher, or guardian. Here, we'll share some responses. Updated April 21 From…

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In It Together

April 17, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting people all over the world. In the face of this global challenge, governments are working to stop the spread of the virus, and people are doing their part to support health-care workers and lift spirits.…

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Easter Storms

April 17, 2020

Severe weather swept through the southern United States, beginning on Easter Sunday, April 12, and lasting until early Monday morning. Tornadoes and thunderstorms hit states such as Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas. The storms toppled…

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Vaccines in Progress

April 17, 2020

Scientists all over the world are racing to develop a vaccine to protect people from COVID-19. There are currently 70 vaccines in development globally. This was announced by the World Health Organization on April 11. Researchers in China have already…

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