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Pictures of 2022

December 9, 2022

What a year 2022 has been! It was a year of firsts: NASA’s Artemis rocket launched a new era in space travel. And the Webb telescope helped us see farther into the universe than ever before. But 2022 also had…

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TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

December 7, 2022

In this month's podcast, TFK Kid Reporter David Murtagh talks with Editor at Large for TIME magazine, Jeffrey Kluger. They discuss "Operation Asteroid," a story about NASA's DART mission. It recently bumped an asteroid off its course, to prove that…

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The Best Toys of 2022

December 7, 2022

TIME for Kids editors rounded up some of our favorite toys of 2022, offering a variety of ways to play. Read about our picks for the year’s best toys. Get Active Get moving with Vital Hero, by Bandai Namco. This…

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Good Reads

December 7, 2022

We asked TFK Kid Reporters to read and review some of the season’s best books. Here’s what they had to say. The Bridge Battle The Bridge Battle, by Jaqueline Davies, is a captivating story about kindness and determination. Evan,…

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Business

Plotting a Course

December 7, 2022

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's new career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Brandon Johnson is a vice president and senior golf course architect…

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Adventure Awaits

December 7, 2022

A storybook adventure comes to life in My Father’s Dragon, a new animated film. It’s based on a Newbery honor–winning children’s novel by Ruth Stiles Gannett that tells a moving story about friendship. Jacob Tremblay, 16, stars as Elmer Elevator.…

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World

Population Rise

December 2, 2022

The world population reached 8 billion in November, according to the United Nations (U.N.). This milestone was not unexpected. And it shows some good news: People are living longer, thanks in part to better healthcare. Still, population growth poses a…

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Environment

More Species Protected

December 1, 2022

The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) was last month. It was held in Panama. The international conference set new protections. They added 500 species. The animals have been hunted and sold as…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Go Global?

December 1, 2022

This week’s issue of TIME for Kids features news stories about the planet’s population, an international conference, and the World Cup. Each of these stories is about an issue of interest to people worldwide—not just those who live in your…

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Going for the Goal

December 1, 2022

Lionel Messi, of Argentina, and Jakub Kiwior, of Poland, vie for the ball at the 2022 FIFA World Cup, on November 30. The event runs through December 18. Teams …

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Technology

Best Inventions of 2022

December 1, 2022

Every year, TIME magazine puts out its list of best inventions. This year’s roundup includes 200 innovations that are changing how we live, work, learn, and play. TIME for Kids highlighted 10 of them here. Which invention do you think…

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8 Questions for Ernő Rubik

November 30, 2022

Have you heard of the Rubik’s Cube? This mind-bending puzzle is one of the best-selling toys of all time. Recently, TFK Kid Reporter Shaan Glazer met up with its Hungarian inventor, Ernő Rubik, in New York City. 1. When—and why—did…

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TFK Press Club

Where Have You Been?

November 10, 2022

On November 2, the northern lights, also called the aurora borealis, were seen in Tromsø, Norway. The colorful display has dazzled people for as long there have been people to see it. For people who live in countries in the…

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United States

Ready, Set, Race!

November 10, 2022

Runners jam the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, where the TCS New York City Marathon begins. The race was on November 6. Some 50,000 athletes took part.

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A Hard Recovery

November 10, 2022

When Hurricane Charley hit Punta Gorda, Florida, in 2004, it demolished Monty’s restaurant. Owner Diane Caputo needed more than three years to get her original location open again. When Hurricane Ian made landfall, this past September, the restaurant fared much…

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Should Kids Have Smartphones?

November 10, 2022

Take a look at this photo. Remind you of anyone? Chances are, it does. According to Common Sense Media, 43% of kids 8 to 12 now own a smartphone. Is that a good thing? Many young people tell TIME for…

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