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Allison Singer

Allison Singer is executive editor at TIME for Kids. Before joining TFK in 2018, she edited and wrote children's nonfiction books in New York City and London. Allie loves to tap dance and listen to music. She is most interested in stories about science, art, and people who help others.

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United States

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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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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Community

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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Health

Should Schools Have Mental Health Days?

September 2, 2022

Schools protect kids’ mental health in many ways. In some states, schools let students take days off for mental health. Do you think schools should offer mental health days? Some kids say yes. They think mental health days give kids…

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Animals

Gray Wolves Re-Listed

March 10, 2022

Gray wolves are going back on the endangered-species list. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) creates this list. It took the gray wolf off in early 2021. But on February 10, 2022, a judge made a ruling. He…

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Kid of the Year: Meet the Honorees

February 11, 2022

TIME’s Kid of the Year TV special recognizes incredible young people. It celebrates their amazing accomplishments in 2021. They worked in a range of fields. These included social justice, science, and education. In addition to Orion Jean, four kids were…

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Community

Giving Gifts

November 18, 2021

It feels good to get gifts. It also feels good to give them! You can buy gifts or you can make your own. These tips will get you in the spirit of giving. Think it through. Who is the gift…

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World

Ready to Compete

June 23, 2021

Some of the world’s best athletes will be at the Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Japan. There are four sports new to the Games. Learn about them. Then meet some members of Team U.S.A. Sport Climbing Colin Duffy is 17 years…

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Health

Let's Play

June 14, 2021

Watching the Olympics will inspire you. Summer is a great time to challenge family and neighbors to a little friendly competition. Here are a few ideas. Don’t forget to have fun! Ready, Set, Race There’s nothing more classic than a…

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Environment

The PPE Problem

March 11, 2021

Zoë Trisha Prinsloo cares about the beaches of Cape Town, South Africa. She leads cleanups there. She has a group called Save a Fishie! It has picked up plastic bottles, straws, and more. Lately, Prinsloo has noticed more of one…

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