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Telling Stories

October 9, 2020

Writers work on all sorts of things. They create the books we read, the games we play, the songs we listen to, and more. Meet four professional writers. Each does a different type of writing. Writing a World Video games…

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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…

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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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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…

Music and Theater

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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Writer At Work

October 18, 2019

What inspires someone to become a writer? For Jacqueline Woodson, it was butterflies. At age 7, she wrote poems about them. “I stapled together a book,” she told TIME for Kids. “I carried it around in my pocket until my…

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Artist at Work

March 22, 2019

ELISABETH ANISIMOW, 12, is an artist. She has been painting since she was a toddler. Today, her work can be found all around the world. “The best part about being a painter is that I can express myself,” Elisabeth told…

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Hidden Treasures

March 8, 2019

The Story Pirates are on the lookout for hidden treasure. But they don’t sail the seas searching for gold or jewels. They hunt for stories and ideas from kids. That’s what inspires their theater performances, songs, books, podcast episodes, and…

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Let's Do Improv!

March 8, 2019

Improv stands for improvisation. It is a type of theater. An improv performance is made up on the spot. There are no scripts or rehearsals. Improvisers come up with their lines as they go. They don’t know what will happen…

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Author at Work

February 15, 2019

Sometimes, the idea for a story comes out of thin air. Matt de la Peña was talking with a teacher at a playground one day. Suddenly, the wind kicked up. Dandelion puffs filled the air. A boy was standing next…

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