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Back in Class

August 27, 2021

All across the country, kids have returned to classrooms. This is usually an exciting time. But this year, the excitement is again mixed with uncertainty. “I’m wondering if school will be back to normal,” says Sebastian Taylor Bastidos, 10.…

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TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

August 27, 2021

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Jeremy Liew talks to Rebecca Katzman about her article "Back in Class." Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for Kids Explains podcast. To…

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Water Shortage

August 27, 2021

The United States government has declared a water shortage on the Colorado River. The announcement came on August 16. The shortage is the result of a drought in the Southwest. Scientists say it is one of the worst droughts in…

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Paralympic Games

August 26, 2021

The 16th Summer Paralympic Games kicked off in Tokyo, Japan. The Games began on August 24. More than 4,000 athletes with a disability gathered from around the world to compete. This year’s Games feature 539 events across 22 sports. These…

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Happy Hikers

August 26, 2021

On August 9, Harvey Sutton, 5, became one of the youngest people ever to complete the Appalachian Trail. The trail is the world’s longest hiking-only footpath. One end is at Springer Mountain. That’s in Georgia. The other is atop Mount…

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A Day of Remembering

August 25, 2021

The attacks that happened on September 11, 2001, have been called the worst in United States history. This year is the 20th anniversary of that terrible day. The nation will honor the nearly 3,000 people who lost their lives. The…

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The Kid Report: A Day of Remembering

August 25, 2021

The story “A Day of Remembering”—about the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks on the United States—appears in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Bellen Woodard shares her perspective. Bellen writes about an art…

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TFK Reads: Scaredy Cat

August 25, 2021

A summer day is the perfect time to chill out with a good book. TFK Kid Reporters have reviewed some of the hottest books of the season. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Donnell Meekins shares his thoughts on Scaredy Cat, by…

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Meet Our Kid Reporters

August 24, 2021

We have a great crew! Read about the 2021–2022 team of TFK Kid Reporters. Look for their articles this school year. Bellen Woodard, 11 Leesburg, Virginia Bellen created a line of crayons in diverse skin colors. Creedence Peterson, 12…

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TFK Reads: Rez Dogs

August 18, 2021

A summer day is the perfect time to chill out with a good book. TFK Kid Reporters have reviewed some of the hottest books of the season. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Abby Rogers shares her thoughts on Rez Dogs, by…

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TFK Reads: Stamped (for Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You

August 11, 2021

A summer day is the perfect time to chill out with a good book. TFK Kid Reporters have reviewed some of the hottest books of the season. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Miguel Madero shares his thoughts on Stamped (for Kids):…

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Dr. Leana Wen Talks with TIME for Kids

August 9, 2021

Kids all across the United States want to return to a “normal” school experience. But the Delta variant, a new strain of the virus that causes COVID-19, is making this a challenge. How can kids safely return to in-person learning?…

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Mattel Honors Frontline Workers

August 5, 2021

Mattel is honoring frontline workers with dolls modeled on real-life doctors and nurses. Among them is a doll version of Amy O’Sullivan. She’s a nurse at the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. That’s in Brooklyn, New York. O’Sullivan appeared on the…

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TFK Reads: War and Millie McGonigle

August 4, 2021

A summer day is the perfect time to chill out with a good book. TFK Kid Reporters have reviewed some of the hottest books of the season. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Rory Hu shares her thoughts on War and Millie…

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TFK Reads: The One Thing You'd Save

July 28, 2021

A summer day is the perfect time to chill out with a good book. TFK Kid Reporters have reviewed some of the hottest books of the season. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Pranav Mukhi shares his thoughts on The One Thing…

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Skateboarding Stars

July 27, 2021

TOKYO, JAPAN—Skateboarding’s newest stars are two 13-year-old girls. Japan’s Momiji Nishiya, 13, made history on Monday. At the Tokyo 2020 Games, she took home the first women’s street skateboarding Olympic gold medal. Standing next to her on the podium was…

Ready, Set, Sail!

July 23, 2021

This spring, 12 sailing teams from around the world competed in the first-ever Ocean Race Europe. The race set off from Lorient, France, on May 29. Teams of six to 10 people spent 22 days sailing the Atlantic Ocean and…

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Kids Care About: Sea Turtles

July 23, 2021

TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Hou cares about sea turtles. She talked to experts about why these animals are in danger and how people can help. Sea turtles live in coastal areas and open waters all over the world. Six species…

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TFK Reads: A Shot in the Arm!

July 21, 2021

A summer day is the perfect time to chill out with a good book. TFK Kid Reporters have reviewed some of the hottest books of the season. Below, TFK Kid Reporter Jeremy Liew shares his thoughts on A Shot in…