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A Place to Play

February 15, 2024

There’s a new place for kids to play in Kennewick, Washington, called Kason’s Korner. It’s named for Kason Creed. He’s the boy who inspired it. Nine-year-old Kason has cerebral palsy. The condition affects his ability to walk, so he uses…

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Animal Action

February 14, 2024

In December, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) turned 50. It has rescued many animals and plants from going extinct. The ESA passed in 1973. A list of endangered and threatened species of plants and animals was made. Harming these species…

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Mission of the Month: Boost Literacy

February 14, 2024

Join a community of kids who are making the world a better and brighter place. TFK Service Stars know that even the smallest actions can make a big impact. Mission of the Month Reading, writing, and speaking are important skills.…

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Super Bowl History

February 9, 2024

The Super Bowl is America’s biggest sports event. More than 100 million people watch it each year. Let’s take a look at its history. There used to be two professional football leagues. They were the National Football League (NFL) and…

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Dragon Days

February 8, 2024

Kids carry a dragon puppet at a parade in Barcelona, Spain, to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year. Each lunar year is represented by an animal, or zodiac sign. This is the Year of the Dragon. It begins on February…

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Kid of the Week: Diya Bhootra

February 8, 2024

What inspired you to do this? I started thinking about doing this toward the end of 2022, and I started in April 2023. I donated to a food drive and a book drive through the company Second Harvest. I wanted…

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Power Nappers

February 8, 2024

How do you sleep? Maybe you cuddle up with a favorite blanket. You probably go to sleep in the evening and wake up in the morning. That’s how most people sleep. Animals sleep, too. But they don’t all sleep the…

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Smile!

February 8, 2024

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? Your smile plays a big role in how you communicate. Smiles express…

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Saving the World

February 8, 2024

Avatar: The Last Airbender is a new live-action show. It’s coming to Netflix on February 22. It follows Aang, the new Avatar, as he strives to master air, water, earth, and fire. Twelve-year-old Aang is the last of the…

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New Horizons

February 8, 2024

Meet Liko, Roy, and their new Pokémon friends in Pokémon Horizons: The Series. Liko and Roy attend school at Indigo Academy. All is well until the Explorers, a mysterious gang of bad guys, begin pursuing Liko. They’re after her pendant.…

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A Volcano Erupts

January 19, 2024

A volcano on Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula erupted on the morning of January 14. It sent molten lava into Grindavík, a fishing town. Several houses caught fire. No deaths were reported. Many people were forced from their homes. While they’re staying…

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Kid of the Week: Milaan Seeliger

January 18, 2024

You started Tech Angels with your brothers. Tell me about it. We help elders in nursing homes. We give them devices, so they can connect to their loved ones or play games or do anything they want. How did you…

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Dry Spell

January 18, 2024

A kingfisher endures dry winter weather near Kashmir, India, on January 14. The region is having a tough winter, with an unusual lack of snow.

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Messi in Miami

January 18, 2024

Lionel Messi is the greatest living soccer player. He might be the best ever to have played the world’s most popular game. He led Argentina to a World Cup win in 2022. And on July 21, 2023, he made his…

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Girl Power

January 16, 2024

Melinda French Gates is a businesswoman and philanthropist. She’s a cofounder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It’s one of the world’s largest private charitable organizations. She’s also an author and an advocate. French Gates told me that talking…

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8 Questions for for Sariel Sandoval & Claire Vlases

January 16, 2024

In December, TFK Kid Reporter Ninis Twumasi presented the TIME Earth Award at an event in New York City. It was given to the 16 plaintiffs who sued Montana for violating their right to a clean environment. Before the event,…

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Lunar Lander Problems

January 12, 2024

On January 8, a rocket built by Astrobotic Technology launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It carried a lunar lander built for NASA by Astrobotic. This was the first U.S. lander to go into space in more than 50 years. But…

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