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What's Your Story?

February 11, 2022

The Story Seeds Podcast pairs kids with authors. Kids come up with a story idea. Then they brainstorm and develop it with the author. Sandhya Nankani (top) created the podcast. “I wanted to make a space. . . where collaboration…

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Monster Mission

February 11, 2022

In Hotel Transylvania: Transformania, Dracula is about to give his beloved hotel to his son-in-law, Johnny. Then he hears Johnny’s wacky ideas for the business. So he tells Johnny that only monsters can run the hotel. Johnny is a human.…

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TFK Press Club

Who's Your Earth Hero?

February 11, 2022

Junior Journalist, for your next assignment, we’re asking you to look for people who are working to protect our home planet, Earth. (Oh, and have you made your TFK Press Club badge yet? You can download it here.) Mission 5:…

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For the Planet

February 4, 2022

Jane Goodall was a stubborn kid. She didn’t always do what she was told. But her stubbornness led her to success. She became the world’s best-known primatologist. In 1960, Goodall sat for months in the forests of Tanzania, in Africa.…

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The Four-Step Formula

February 4, 2022

Roots & Shoots has a mission. It is to help young people make change in their communities. The group’s guide to doing this is called the Four-Step Formula. It helps young activists identify and complete service projects. Read a summary…

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What's Your Sports Report?

February 4, 2022

Hi, Junior Journalist—or should we say Junior Sports Journalist? As you’ve probably figured out, this week’s mission is all about athletics. Are you ready to report on sports? Mission 4: What's Your Sports Report? Sean Gregory is a senior sports…

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On the Ball

January 28, 2022

More than 1,600 artists entered the 2021 Youth with Refugees Art Contest. The competition is run by UNHCR. That’s the United Nations’ refugee agency. UNHCR challenged young people to design a soccer ball. The theme: “Together through sport.” Five winners…

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Express Yourself

January 28, 2022

Art is a way for people to express themselves. Artists use different materials. Learn about artists and the tools they use. Some artists use paint. Painters use brushes and paint to make pictures. Some paintings are of people, places, or…

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How Are You Learning?

January 28, 2022

Hello again, Junior Journalist! School is a big part of your life—and we know it’s an extra-special adventure right now. This week’s assignment is to explore how kids are learning. Mission 3: How Are You Learning? Since the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Responding to Spills

January 24, 2022

Larger oil spills are a hazard for people and wildlife. Spilled oil must be removed from the environment. Emergency response teams are called in to do the work. There are several ways to clean up oil spills. This diagram explains…

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Science

A Big Spill

January 21, 2022

In October, an underwater pipe leaked. Oil poured into the Pacific Ocean. This happened near Huntington Beach, California. Oil covered the water for miles. Some of it washed up onshore. Beaches were closed. Unfortunately, oil spills are not uncommon. When…

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TFK Press Club

Where Will You Go?

January 21, 2022

Welcome back, Junior Journalist! All you need for this week’s mission is your TFK Press Club badge and your imagination. Ready? Let’s get cracking. Mission 2: Where Will You Go? Professional journalists carry an official press badge. It says who…

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What Do You Stand For?

January 14, 2022

Hi there, Junior Journalist! Ready for your first TFK Press Club mission? Grab your press badge, something to write on, and something to write with. Then, read on... Mission 1: What Do You Stand For? Martin Luther King Jr. Day…

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Join the TFK Press Club!

January 14, 2022

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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Technology

Best Inventions of 2021

December 17, 2021

Every year, TIME for Kids highlights inventions that are making the world a better place and a bit more fun. Before adding an invention to the list, we ask ourselves a few questions. How original is the idea? What will…

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Una poeta joven

December 17, 2021

El 20 de enero de 2021, Amanda Gorman se paró para hablar. Ella estaba en el edificio del Capitolio de EE.UU., en Washington, D.C. Estaba rodeada de líderes. Más de 33 millones de personas estaban mirando por televisión. Gorman fue…

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