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Lunar New Year

February 16, 2024

Billions of people have begun a 15-day celebration of the Lunar New Year. Lanterns and banners adorn buildings, and fireworks sparkle in the sky. The Lunar New Year marks the arrival of spring. This year’s celebration began on February…

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Top Toys of 2023

December 6, 2023

The TIME Stamped shopping experts have put together a list of the best toys of 2023. Here are a few of our favorites. These toys will bring lots of joy to the holiday season. Baking Buddy The Cookeez Makery bakes…

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History

The History of Fireworks

July 3, 2023

Fireworks may seem like a very American tradition, especially on the 4th of July. But fireworks go back many years before the first American Independence Day celebration, which took place in 1777, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The earliest fireworks can be…

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A Juneteenth Celebration

June 16, 2023

This story was originally published on June 15, 2021. It was updated on June 16, 2023. On June 19, people across the United States celebrate Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in the U.S., in 1865. Juneteenth is…

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Year of the Rabbit

January 19, 2023

An artist in China makes a paper-cutting decoration for Lunar New Year. The piece features 106 bunnies. In 2023, the holiday begins on January 22. Celebrations …

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Happy New Year!

January 5, 2023

Fireworks explode around the London Eye observation wheel on January 1, 2023. They’re part of New Year’s celebrations in London, England. The colorful display l…

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The Best Toys of 2022

December 7, 2022

TIME for Kids editors rounded up some of our favorite toys of 2022. Our picks offer many new ways to play. Read below about the year’s best toys. Get Active Get moving with Vital Hero, by Bandai Namco. This wearable…

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United States

Happy Fourth of July!

June 29, 2022

What’s one of the most celebrated events in the United States? It’s the Fourth of July! The annual star-spangled holiday is also called Independence Day. It marks the day that the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, on July…

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Welcome, Spring!

March 17, 2022

Holi is a Hindu festival that marks the beginning of spring. It’s known as the Festival of Colors. Here, people in Mathura, India, celebrate a local version of …

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Celebrating Safely

February 18, 2021

A house in New Orleans, Louisiana, is decked out for Mardi Gras. The city is known for its over-the-top Mardi Gras celebration. This year, the event took place on February 16. Typically, the festival fills the streets with crowds, parades,…

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