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The Meaning of Memorial Day

May 25, 2021

This story was originally published on May 25, 2018. It was updated on May 25, 2021. Technically, summer doesn’t start until June 20. But many people consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the season. This year, we…

Science

Counting T. Rexes

April 23, 2021

More than 2 billion Tyrannosaurus rexes walked the Earth. That’s according to a new study published in the journal Science. The reptiles were not all alive at the same time. They were around for about 1 million to 4 million…

Arts

Stitched in Time

April 15, 2021

When Caster Pettway, 67, was a girl, there were always quilts around. Sometimes, her mother would hang a quilt on the porch. This was to show it off to the neighbors. She always seemed to be sewing a new one.…

World

Making History

March 5, 2021

Brighid Pulskamp has made hundreds of face masks for the people of the Navajo Nation. The tribe lives in Utah, Arizona, and New Mexico. Pulskamp wants us to remember how the Navajo handled the pandemic. “Our people are resilient,” she…

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This Week in TFK History: Museums

March 5, 2021

Time flies! The first issue of TIME for Kids was published in September 1995. That means TFK is turning 25. To honor our 25th anniversary, we’re pulling TFK stories from the archives and highlighting them in this space. Each archival…

Science

Virus Detective

February 10, 2021

The novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 was discovered in 2019. But a coronavirus had been discovered in humans long before that. In 1964, June Almeida identified the first coronavirus known to cause human disease. Suzanne Slade is the author of…

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Pictures of 2020

December 11, 2020

Without a doubt, 2020 has been a historic year. We have experienced a pandemic, massive wildfires, and the loss of iconic leaders. But the year has also moved people to show gratitude and stand up for what they believe in.…

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A Seat at the Table

December 11, 2020

There’s a new statue in Central Park, in New York City. It marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. In 1920, that amendment gave women the right to vote. The monument features Sojourner Truth,…

Media Literacy

TFK Turns 25

December 9, 2020

This year, TIME for Kids celebrates its 25th birthday. A lot has happened in the last quarter century. Presidents have been elected. Milestones have been reached. Tragedies have struck. People have come together to solve problems. The whole time, TFK…

United States

This Week in TFK History: Elections

October 8, 2020

Time flies! The first issue of TIME for Kids was published in September 1995. That means TFK is turning 25. To honor our 25th anniversary, we’re pulling TFK stories from the archives and highlighting them in this space. Each archival…