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Girls Skate

January 19, 2024

Sosina Challa lives in Ethiopia. That’s in Africa. One day, she saw some boys skateboarding. “I used to watch skateboarding in the movies,” Challa told TIME for Kids. “But I never got the chance to try.” That changed. “I just…

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Business

Fair Play

January 19, 2024

Sam Rapoport has a mission. She wants to connect women and girls with football. Rapoport works for the National Football League (NFL). She’s its senior director of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Rapoport grew up playing flag and touch football.…

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Entertainment

Taylor on Tour

December 21, 2023

Taylor Swift is a pop superstar. On December 7, she was named the 2023 TIME Person of the Year. Swift had a huge 2023. She did a series of concerts called the Eras Tour. It broke records. And the movie…

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People of the Year

December 20, 2023

Taylor Swift has been named TIME magazine’s 2023 Person of the Year. Influential people were named in other categories too. Soccer star Lionel Messi was TIME’s Athlete of the Year. The World Cup champion made headlines in 2023. His contract…

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Word of the Year

December 20, 2023

Late in 2023, Merriam-Webster announced its word of the year. It picked the word authentic. Merriam-Webster publishes dictionaries. It highlights a word every year. The choice is based on searches from the dictionary’s website. Often, the word reflects world events. …

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Entertainment

Learning to Lead

December 20, 2023

The Walk, by Winsome Bingham, tells the story of a little girl and her granny. They go on a walk. But it’s not just any walk. They’re gathering people from the community to go vote. Kid Reporter Sophia Zhang spoke…

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Entertainment

Wish Upon a Star

December 20, 2023

The movie Wish arrived in theaters on November 22. It celebrates Walt Disney’s 100th anniversary. The movie also reimagines what it means to “wish upon a star.”  Asha is the main character. She’s witty and adventurous. She makes a wish…

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United States

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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World

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

Los pandas regresan

November 30, 2023

Pronto, no quedarán pandas en los zoológicos de Estados Unidos. Todos están siendo enviados de vuelta a China. Durante 50 años, China prestó pandas a Estados Unidos. Fue un acto de amistad. Pero ahora, China está recuperando sus pandas. “Vamos…

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