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Team Riley Returns

June 24, 2024

TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Zhang attended a screening of the new movie Inside Out 2. Read her thoughts below. Team Riley is back, in Inside Out 2, a sequel to 2015’s Inside Out. Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger, and Disgust have…

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A Juneteenth Celebration

June 17, 2024

This story was originally published on June 15, 2021. It was updated on June 17, 2024. On June 19, people across the United States celebrate Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., in 1865. Juneteenth is…

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Bee Champ

June 3, 2024

On May 30, a seventh-grader from Tampa, Florida, became the 2024 Scripps National Spelling Bee champ. Bruhat Soma, 12, crushed a lightning tiebreaker round by spelling 29 words correctly in 90 seconds. The winning word was abseil. It’s a word…

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Ready, Set, Play!

May 31, 2024

June 11 will mark the first-ever International Day of Play. On March 26, the United Nations adopted a resolution to create a day on which to honor play worldwide. Play is more than just a pastime for kids. It’s a…

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Cat Caper

May 28, 2024

TFK Kid Reporter Abhijay Potluri attended a screening of The Garfield Movie. Read his thoughts below. Garfield is living his usual lazy life with Jon and his dog friend, Odie, enjoying all the lasagna he can eat. But the cat’s…

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Imagine This

May 20, 2024

TFK Kid Reporter Ninis Twumasi attended a screening of the new movie IF and interviewed the film’s young star, Cailey Fleming. Read his thoughts below. Imaginary friends: We’ve all had them. But what happens when you grow up? IF answers…

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Science

Light Show

May 13, 2024

People in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, and other countries were treated to a colorful display in the sky this weekend. These displays, called auroras, are typically seen only near the Earth’s north and south poles. Thanks to…

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Showing Our Appreciation

May 6, 2024

Everyone knows teachers who go above and beyond to help their students learn and grow. This year, Teacher Appreciation Week starts May 6. To celebrate, we asked TFK Kid Reporters to make a sign for a teacher who inspires them.…

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Crafty Crabs

April 19, 2024

Plastic is everywhere. It has been found at the bottom of the ocean. It’s at the top of Mount Everest. Now plastic has been found in another unlikely place. Hermit crabs are using it as shells. A study about this…

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Eclipse Wows U.S.

April 19, 2024

On April 8, crowds gathered across the United States to see a solar eclipse. People wore special glasses. They watched the moon pass in front of the sun. The eclipse could be seen in 15 states. Millions viewed the rare…

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Cicadas on the Way

April 19, 2024

More than a trillion cicadas are coming to the United States. Many people find their loud buzz annoying. But don’t worry! Cicadas are harmless to humans. They don’t sting or bite. Cicadas are flying insects. They have red eyes. For most…

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Peach's Power Up

April 19, 2024

Princess Peach is starring in her own game. It’s called Princess Peach: Showtime! The game features a masked villain. Her name is Grape. Peach must save Sparkle Theater from her. Players can explore 10 powerful transformations. Peach can become a…

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Lessons from a Master

April 19, 2024

Maurice Ashley is the first Black chess grandmaster. He’s also the author of The Life-Changing Magic of Chess. The book presents the basics of chess. Ashley uses his experience with chess to explain them. TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Zhang spoke…

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Going for Gold

April 12, 2024

This summer, world-class athletes will sail down the Seine. That’s the river that winds through Paris, France. The city will host the 2024 Summer Olympics. The Games begin on July 26. The opening parade will take place on the Seine.…

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Sports for Everyone

April 11, 2024

The Paralympic Games will take place this summer in Paris. They’ll begin on August 28. These games are for athletes with disabilities. Athletes will come from 184 nations. The Paralympics began in England in 1948. Ludwig Guttman, a doctor,…

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Un trabajo dino-mita

April 5, 2024

Myria Pérez es paleontóloga. Trabaja en el Museo Nacional Smithsoniano de Historia Natural. El museo está en Washington, D.C. TIME for Kids le preguntó a Pérez sobre su trabajo. ¿Puedes hablarnos de tu trabajo? Trabajo con fósiles. Estoy pegando fósiles…

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