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Allison Singer

Allison Singer is executive editor at TIME for Kids. Before joining TFK in 2018, she edited and wrote children's nonfiction books in New York City and London. Allie loves to tap dance and listen to music. She is most interested in stories about science, art, and people who help others.

Latest Stories


Schools Respond

March 12, 2020

By March 12, almost 377 million students around the world were out of school because of COVID-19. That’s according to the United Nations (U.N.). Schools have closed due to health emergencies before. But the U.N. says the “global scale and…


Media Literacy

Talk to Me

March 12, 2020

Before journalists write a story, they gather facts and details. One way they do this is with interviews. Step one of conducting a successful interview? Research. “You don’t want to arrive at your interview clueless,” TFK Kid Reporter Zara Wierzbowski…



Celebrating Kids

March 6, 2020

On February 24, TIME for Kids and Nickelodeon announced the first-ever Kid of the Year television special. The hour-long show will air on Nickelodeon and CBS in December. It will feature five outstanding young leaders who are making a positive…


United States

Impeachment Trial Ends

February 6, 2020

The impeachment trial of President Donald Trump ended on February 5, when the United States Senate voted against removing him from office. In a U.S. impeachment trial, 67 votes are needed to find the president guilty. The senators voted on…



The Big Picture

January 23, 2020

BROOKLYN, New York—A truck that looks like a camera is parked outside of a high school. The vehicle belongs to the Inside Out Project. As part of this art project, groups of people all over the world have their portraits…



Holiday Sales Set Records

December 6, 2019

The holiday shopping season is off to a record-breaking start, says Adobe Analytics. The company tracks sales at 80 of the top 100 online stores in the U.S. According to Adobe, online shoppers spent $7.4 billion the day after Thanksgiving.…


It's Party Time

December 4, 2019

Thirty minutes before the party, volunteers arrive. They hang a banner and streamers, set up games and activities, and arrange wrapped gifts on a table. Soon it’s time to blast the music and welcome the eager guests. Kids rush in,…

Time Off

Meow in Theaters

December 3, 2019

Cats is one of the longest-running stage musicals ever. The show follows a group of felines on a special night: the Jellicle Ball. Now, Cats has been made into a movie. Professional dancer Robbie Fairchild plays Munkustrap. His character guides…


Dolls for All

October 17, 2019

Not long ago, toy stores had separate aisles for boys and girls. People spoke out against this, and retailers listened. Target, for example, got rid of boys’ and girls’ toy sections in 2015. Then people started paying closer attention to…


United Youth

October 10, 2019

UNITED NATIONS, New York— It’s Saturday, September 21, at 10 a.m. Five people are seated at the center of the Trusteeship Council Chamber. Four of them are youth climate activists. The fifth is United Nations (U.N.) secretary-general António Guterres. Typically,…