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KOTY Nominee: Meet DJ Annie Red

January 19, 2022

Who will become Kid of the Year for 2021? The answer will be revealed on February 9 during a TV special on Nickelodeon. In the weeks leading up to the show, we’ll be introducing the top five nominees. Read on!…

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TFK Press Club

What Do You Stand For?

January 14, 2022

Hi there, Junior Journalist! Ready for your first TFK Press Club mission? Grab your press badge, something to write on, and something to write with. Then, read on... Mission 1: What Do You Stand For? Martin Luther King Jr. Day…

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TFK Press Club

Join the TFK Press Club!

January 14, 2022

Welcome to the TIME for Kids Press Club! We always love to hear from you. Let’s make it official! By joining the TFK Press Club, you'll become a Junior Journalist and be invited to share the stories that matter most…

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Technology

The Sky's the Limit

January 14, 2022

Amazon’s delivery drones were supposed to be in full flight by now. In 2013, the online retailer announced a new drone delivery service. Packages containing anything from toothpaste to a smartphone would arrive at your home by drone. The drone…

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Media Literacy

TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

January 14, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Miguel Madero talks to Patrick Lucas Austin about this week's cover story, "The Sky's the Limit." Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for…

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Science

Grand Opening

January 13, 2022

On January 7 and 8, NASA’s new space telescope unfolded its flower-shaped mirror. The James Webb Space Telescope will do its work 1 million miles from Earth. Its mission: to find evidence of how galaxies formed billions of years ago.…

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United States

California Water Laws

January 13, 2022

New rules in California put limits on outdoor water usage. They are meant to combat drought. The State Water Resources Control Board voted for the restrictions. The votes were cast on January 4. The rules include no lawn-watering for 48…

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Time Off

Monster Mission

January 11, 2022

Dracula returns in Hotel Transylvania: Transformania. It’s the fourth and final film in the series. This time, Dracula is about to hand the hotel over to his daughter, Mavis, and his son-in-law, Johnny. But when he hears some of Johnny’s…

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Time Off

What's Your Story?

January 11, 2022

Have a great idea for a story? The Story Seeds Podcast pairs kids who have original ideas with professional authors. Together, they brainstorm and develop the idea. The author writes a story. Then it is read on the podcast. Sandhya…

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Environment

From Ranch to Lab

January 7, 2022

Brown cows roam the meadows of a farm in the Netherlands. They’re Limousins. This breed is known for the quality of its meat. Every few months, a veterinarian makes a tiny cut in a cow’s side, removes a sample of…

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Media Literacy

TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

January 7, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Jeremy Liew talks to Aryn Baker about this week's cover story, "From Ranch to Lab." Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for Kids…

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Health

A Disrupted Reopening

January 7, 2022

Last week, many students in the United States returned to school after winter break. They did so just as COVID-19 cases were reaching record levels. The surge in cases has been driven by the Omicron variant. It spreads more easily…

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World

Think Pink

January 6, 2022

Did you know that a group of flamingos is called a flamboyance? These beautiful birds are shown gathered around a pool of rainwater in Dubai, in the United …

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Community

KOTY Nominee: Meet Orion

January 6, 2022

Who will become Kid of the Year for 2021? The answer will be revealed on February 9 during a TV special on Nickelodeon. In the weeks leading up to the show, we’ll be introducing the top five nominees. Read on!…

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Let's Talk! With Lisa Yee

January 5, 2022

Maizy, the main character of Lisa Yee's Maizy Chen’s Last Chance, is a Chinese-American girl from Los Angeles. She’s spending the summer in Last Chance, Minnesota, where her grandparents own a restaurant. They’re the only Asian-American people in town. After…

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United States

Buses Go Electric

December 31, 2021

Thomas Built Buses is a company in High Point, North Carolina. Workers at its school-bus factory are thrilled about a new government law. It’s the infrastructure bill. President Joe Biden signed it into law on November 15. Among other things,…

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History

TIME Person of the Year

December 30, 2021

Elon Musk has been named TIME’s 2021 Person of the Year. The news was announced on December 13. “Person of the Year is a marker of influence,” Edward Felsenthal says. He’s TIME’s editor in chief. “Few individuals have had more…

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