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Polar Bears in Danger

September 18, 2020

Most polar bears could disappear by the end of the century. Global warming is to blame. This is according to a recent study. It was published by Nature Climate Change. The study says most polar bear populations will drop…

Animals

How Animals Vote

September 18, 2020

Americans will vote for a president on November 3. Did you know that some animals vote too? Here’s how. Honeybees Honeybees look for a new home. How do they vote for one? They dance. The bees move to another place…

Arts

On Point

September 18, 2020

In Bunheads, ballerina MISTY COPELAND tells the story of how she fell in love with dance. As a girl, Copeland was shy. She was afraid of talking in front of people. Dance helped her get past her fears. “Ballet gave…

Entertainment

Out of the Wild

September 18, 2020

The One and Only Ivan is about a gorilla named Ivan. He performs in an animal show at a shopping mall. Then Ivan remembers his old life in the jungle. And he tries to get free. ARIANA GREENBLATT plays Julia,…

Entertainment

Feeling Good

September 18, 2020

DERRICK BARNES feels Black boys are represented unfairly in the United States. He wrote I Am Every Good Thing to change that. The book is narrated by a young Black boy. He is confident and proud. Barnes wants readers to…

United States

Election 2020

September 11, 2020

A United States presidential election is coming up. On Tuesday, November 3, voters will go to the polls. Some people will vote by mail even sooner. Whom will they pick to lead the country for the next four years? …

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United States

Meet the Candidates

September 11, 2020

Donald Trump and Joe Biden are the two main candidates for president of the United States in the 2020 election. The candidates come from different backgrounds. They have different viewpoints and ideas about how to lead the country. Read about…

Health

The Key to Happiness

September 4, 2020

One night, Christine Carter and her young daughter were making a list. They called it “Three Good Things of the Day.” While braiding Carter’s hair, her daughter said, “Mom, this is going to be one of my three good things.”…

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Health

Get Happy Now

September 4, 2020

Take deep belly breaths. Breathe in through your nose. Exhale through your mouth. Focus on your breath. Do something kind for others. Helping other people will make you feel good. That’s because you are making a change in the world.…

Community

On the March

August 28, 2020

One morning in June 2020, hundreds of people gathered in Saint Paul, Minnesota. They started marching down a tree-lined street. They carried signs: “No Justice? No Peace” and “Love, Respect, Equality.” There were numerous marches in Saint Paul in the…

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History

Looking Back

August 28, 2020

Kids have long fought for justice in the United States. Look back to May 1963. Hundreds of Black children skipped school to march in Birmingham, Alabama. They were protesting segregation. Segregation is the practice of keeping Black and white people…

Entertainment

Good Night!

May 29, 2020

The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo is a new talk show. It is hosted by the popular Sesame Street character. In each episode, Elmo gets ready for bed. He does this while chatting with special guests. The show premiered this week.…

Arts

Let's Draw Giraffes!

May 14, 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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Animals

Up Close

May 1, 2020

Meet Daniel Botelho. He grew up near a beach in Brazil. As a boy, he loved diving and taking pictures of turtles. Now Botelho is an underwater photographer. He takes pictures of marine life for publications in the U.S. and…

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Animals

Sea Turtle Discovery Zone

May 1, 2020

Sea turtles are ancient creatures. They have been around since the time of the dinosaurs. A sea turtle spends most of its life underwater. But female sea turtles lay eggs on the beach. And all sea turtles must come to…

Community

In It Together

April 24, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is affecting people all around the world. In the face of this crisis, people near and far are finding ways to help. Here, TIME for Kids looks at efforts in four of the countries hit hardest. These…

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Community

What Kids Are Saying

April 24, 2020

We asked our readers to let us know what they’re doing, thinking, and feeling during the coronavirus pandemic. Some kids tell us they’re feeling sad or worried. But many of the letters we get are filled with hope. Read a…

Technology

New Heights

April 17, 2020

Elevators can feel like magic. Step inside. Select your floor. Poof! The elevator quickly takes you where you want to go. But an elevator doesn’t run on magic. It’s a machine. And it’s made up of several smaller machines.…

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Technology

High-Rise Rides

April 17, 2020

The world is full of incredible elevators. Here are a few of TFK’s favorites. Would you like to ride in any of these? The world’s fastest elevator is in Shanghai Tower, in China. This elevator can go 67 feet per…

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Community

Home Schooling

April 10, 2020

To help stop the spread of the new coronavirus, schools around the world have closed. Students have been learning from home. TIME for Kids editor Rebecca Katzman talked to five kids about what it has been like. Andrea, Age 6…

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Health

Staying Healthy

March 24, 2020

A new virus is going around. It’s called the coronavirus. People around the world are working together to stop its spread. Everyone is doing their part to help. Doctors and nurses are caring for the sick. Scientists are working on…

Health

Coronavirus Questions Answered

March 20, 2020

The new coronavirus is a public health emergency. The disease is spreading around the globe. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses. They can infect animals and people. Some cause mild illness, like the common cold. Other cases can be more…

Science

Future Food

March 20, 2020

In the future, people might eat a new kind of meat. It will be grown in a lab. Lab-grown meat starts off as tiny cells that are safely taken from animals. Scientists feed the cells nutrients. The cells grow and…

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Community

Celebrating Kids

March 20, 2020

On February 24, TIME for Kids and Nickelodeon announced the first-ever Kid of the Year television show. The hour-long special will air on Nickelodeon and CBS in December. It will feature five young leaders who are making a positive difference…

Arts

A Family Affair

March 20, 2020

Hillary and Chelsea Clinton have teamed up to write a picture book called Grandma’s Gardens. The main character is Grandma Dorothy. She’s Hillary’s mom and Chelsea’s grandmother. “I learned a lot about gardening from my mom,” Hillary told TFK Kid…

Entertainment

Cast A Spell

March 20, 2020

In Onward, brothers Ian and Barley use magic to bring back their dad. He died when they were young. But their first try at the spell brings back only half of him. The brothers must find another spell to make…

Environment

Counting Penguins

March 13, 2020

Click. Click click. Click. Steve Forrest is in Antarctica. He’s standing on a rocky cliff. Below him are hundreds of chinstrap penguins. Forrest is a biologist. He uses a metal clicker to count every penguin he sees. It’s not…

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Environment

Kid's Eye View

March 13, 2020

What will Earth look like in 30 years? We asked kids to draw an answer to that question. Here are a few of their drawings. What do you see? We also got letters from kids who are doing things to…

Arts

Fan Favorites

March 6, 2020

Jailynne Garcia, 10, loves BTS. They are a music group from South Korea. “I like how funny they are,” Jailynne told TIME for Kids. “I like that they’re good dancers and singers. And I like that they help people.” …

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World

World of Dance

March 6, 2020

Dance is an important part of South Korean culture. Here are three traditional dances. BuchaeChum is a fan dance. Dancers hold big fans with flowers on them. They wave and turn the fans. They wear colorful clothing called hanbok. Nongak…