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Kids Write About the Pandemic

July 16, 2021

In the fifth and final part of our series of essays from kids, you’ll hear from Rory, in California; Shanaya, in Tennessee; and Carolina, in New York. They experienced loneliness and isolation during the pandemic. Now, all of them are…

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Kids Write About the Pandemic

July 9, 2021

What has the last year been like for you? In the fourth part of our series of pandemic essays, you’ll hear from Roman, in New York; Afton, in Arizona; and Jeremy, in Connecticut. These kids and their families went through…

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Kids Write About the Pandemic

July 2, 2021

We asked TFK readers and Kid Reporters to write about the pandemic. In this third part of our series, you’ll hear from Victoria, in Pennsylvania; Sophia and Valentina, in New Jersey; and Sammy, in Illinois. These kids sure know how…

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Kids Write About the Pandemic

June 25, 2021

In the second part of our series of pandemic essays from kids, you’ll hear from Mira, in Kansas; Isaiah, in North Carolina; and Maria, in Texas. These three kids found themselves feeling difficult emotions, from sadness to anxiety. But they…

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Kids Write About the Pandemic

June 17, 2021

What has the last year been like for you? We asked TIME for Kids readers and TFK Kid Reporters, past and present, to think about the pandemic. How has it changed our lives? Most of you wrote to us about…

Science

Algorithm Art

March 12, 2021

Computer algorithms are instructions that tell machines to solve problems and make predictions. They help us use our smartphones and stream videos. Someday, they’ll drive our cars. Can algorithms make us more creative? Some artists think so. They are using…

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Can't Stop the Sponge

September 23, 2020

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run moved Mireille Soria to tears. “It was so beautiful,” she told TIME, describing what it was like to see the finished film for the first time. You might not normally expect SpongeBob to…

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Art for Everyone

September 17, 2020

When we want to see art, where do we go? The pandemic has made it hard to visit museums and galleries. But sometimes, we can find art outside in the neighborhood. Murals are large artworks. They are painted on walls.…

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Honoring an Artist

August 12, 2020

Ruth Asawa was an American artist. She became famous for her abstract sculptures. She usually made them from wire. Their forms were inspired by nature. Asawa’s life and work are now being honored on a postage stamp. On August 13,…

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All Smiles

July 16, 2020

A fun way to put yourself in a good mood is by creating a mood board, sometimes called a vision board. What’s that? “It’s a collage of anything that inspires you, makes you happy, or speaks to you,” says Susie…