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Meet Orion

February 11, 2022

Orion Jean is TIME’s 2021 Kid of the Year. The news was announced on Nickelodeon on February 9. What makes Orion special? He leads campaigns. They focus on helping others. Orion started his first campaign after winning the National…

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Kid of the Year: Meet the Honorees

February 11, 2022

TIME’s Kid of the Year TV special recognizes incredible young people. It celebrates their amazing accomplishments in 2021. They worked in a range of fields. These included social justice, science, and education. In addition to Orion Jean, four kids were…

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The View

Sharing Stories

August 20, 2021

We asked kids about their experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read what four of them had to say. What has the pandemic been like for you? Write to us at tfkeditors@time.com. Isaiah Magala Destin, 10 Charlotte, North Carolina The pandemic…

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Arts

Inspired Art

February 9, 2021

Tyler Gordon is an artist. He’s 14 years old. He lives in San Jose, California. Tyler was born deaf. At age 5, he had surgery to gain some hearing. But he has been bullied at school because of a stutter.…

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Incredible Kids: Bellen Woodard

November 24, 2020

Who’ll become the Kid of the Year? The answer will be revealed December 4 on an hour-long TV special on Nickelodeon. Read about Bellen Woodard, one of the top 20 finalists, below. Bellen Woodard, 9, is a “crayon activist.” She…

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Incredible Kids: Jack Dalton

November 24, 2020

Who’ll become the Kid of the Year? The answer will be revealed December 4 on an hour-long TV special on Nickelodeon. Read about Jack Dalton, one of the top 20 finalists, below. Jack Dalton, 10, teaches kids about orangutans. He…

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History

Looking Back

September 10, 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…

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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…

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Technology

Coding Heros

February 21, 2020

Students in Chicago Public Schools have created their own superheroes. These characters come to life in a new computer game called SuperMe. To make the game, students first had to learn how to code. Then they used coding to animate…

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Environment

Speaking Up for Earth

February 14, 2020

In August 2018, Greta Thunberg skipped school. She sat outside one of Sweden’s main government buildings with a sign. It read “School Strike for Climate,” in Swedish. Greta was protesting. She was speaking out for the future of the planet.…

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