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A Big Birthday

December 20, 2023

Every February, the country celebrates Presidents’ Day. Historical groups hold special events. Schools teach about the presidents. But the holiday wasn’t always celebrated like this. Presidents’ Day began with George Washington. He was the first president of the United…

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United States

Lincoln's Leadership

December 20, 2023

The other president we honor on Presidents’ Day is Abraham Lincoln. His birthday was February 12, 1809. He was born in a log cabin in Kentucky. His parents did not know how to read or write. But Lincoln would go…

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Technology

Best Inventions of 2023

December 15, 2023

TIME magazine has put out its list of the year’s best inventions. Some of these help us solve problems. Others make life easier. Some are just plain fun. TIME for Kids shares eight of them here. Which one do you…

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World

A Spring Festival

December 8, 2023

Happy Lunar New Year! About 2 billion people celebrate the holiday. They are all over the world. Most of them are in Asian countries. The lunar year begins with a new moon. There’s one in late January or early February.…

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Festival Foods

December 8, 2023

Food is an important part of Lunar New Year celebrations. Each country has its own holiday foods. Here’s a taste of some of them. Tangerines (above) are popular during Lunar New Year. The Chinese word for tangerine sounds similar to…

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Who’s Your Pick?

December 7, 2023

Every year, TIME magazine announces a Person of the Year. This recognition goes to someone who has had a lot of influence recently or who represents the year in some way. The title has gone to such people as Elon…

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TFK Press Club

Join the TFK Press Club!

December 7, 2023

Welcome to the TIME for Kids Press Club! We always love to hear from you. Let’s make it official! By joining the TFK Press Club, you'll become a Junior Journalist and be invited to share the stories that matter most…

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Animals

Pandas Go Back

November 30, 2023

Soon, there won’t be any pandas left in zoos in the United States. They are all being sent back to China. For 50 years, China loaned pandas to the U.S. It was an act of friendship. But now, China is…

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Science

Underwater Discovery

November 30, 2023

In early November, a diver was swimming off the coast of Sardinia. That’s in Italy. The diver spotted pieces of metal on the ocean floor. He alerted authorities. More divers were sent to look. The pieces turned out to be…

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Science

Mini Moon

November 30, 2023

On November 1, NASA’s Lucy spacecraft passed a small asteroid called Dinkinesh. The craft made an unexpected discovery. Dinkinesh has a small moon. Lucy was sent to space in 2021. The spacecraft is meant to study asteroids near Jupiter.…

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Entertainment

Trolls on a Roll

November 30, 2023

Poppy, Branch, and the gang are back! Their third movie, Trolls Band Together, is now in theaters. Poppy and her boyfriend, Branch, team up with his old boy band. They go on an adventure to save Branch’s brother. This movie…

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Entertainment

A Book of Hope and Home

November 30, 2023

If You See a Bluebird is a book that uncovers the meaning of the word home. The story follows a refugee named Ali. He and his family have fled their home in Afghanistan. They find safety in a new country.…

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Environment

Good Growing

November 30, 2023

Paula Costa is standing in a field of red dirt. It’s in São Paulo State, in Brazil. Once, there was forest here. It was cleared away years ago. Now the land is used for monoculture farming. That’s when only one…

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Animals

Jungle Layers

November 30, 2023

The rainforest is a wet, warm habitat. It’s home to many animals. There are four layers of the rainforest where these creatures live. The highest layer is the emergent layer. It is hot and sunny up here. Birds fly from…

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Science

Ciencia de los copos de nieve

November 30, 2023

Mira los copos de nieve en esta página. ¿Qué formas ves? Por lo general, un copo de nieve tiene la forma de una estrella o una columna. ¿Pero sabías que no hay dos copos de nieve exactamente iguales? Incluso los…

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