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Learning with Legos

August 29, 2019

Lego blocks spark children’s imagination. Now a new version of these toys is in the works. They’re called Lego Braille Bricks. They’re being tested around the world. Lego Braille Bricks can help people learn Braille. That’s a system of writing.…


Meet the STEM Queen

June 26, 2019

Jacqueline Means, 16, is known as the STEM Queen. She is the founder of the Wilmington Urban STEM Initiative, in Wilmington, Delaware. The organization promotes STEM to underprivileged girls in Wilmington. Means spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Tiana Sirmans, also…


Skyscraper Games

June 20, 2019

On June 10, at 8 p.m., more than a hundred people were gathered in a tent in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. They were there to play video games. But they wouldn’t be playing on any ordinary gaming system. Instead, they were gearing…



Refugee Report

June 19, 2019

By the end of 2018, nearly 71 million people around the world had been displaced by war, persecution, and other violence. That’s according to the United Nations Refugee Agency’s annual “Global Trends” report. It was released today. That number includes…

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Graduation Surprise

May 20, 2019

Most speakers at graduation ceremonies offer words of wisdom. But at Morehouse College’s graduation ceremony on Sunday, Robert F. Smith had even more to give. “We’re gonna put a little fuel in your bus,” the billionaire technology investor told graduates…


It's a Boy!

May 7, 2019

On May 6, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex, welcomed their first child into the world. The royal baby, a boy, was born just after dawn, at 5:26 a.m. He’s a healthy seven pounds, three ounces. At press…


Diving In

April 9, 2019

Growing up near a beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Daniel Botelho felt pulled by the sea. As a boy, he loved underwater diving. He also loved taking pictures of turtles. Twelve years ago, Botelho combined these two passions as…


Proud to Be Purple

March 22, 2019

Alaysia Thomas is 16. She went to sleepaway camp for the first time last summer. At camp, she rode horses. She also went canoeing. But her favorite thing was talking with other campers. “I made great friendships,” she told TIME…



8 Questions for Halima Aden

March 20, 2019

Halima Aden is the world’s first hijab-wearing international runway model. She spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Maria Suarez about being a fashion model, a role model, and an ambassador for UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund. 1. Your story spread…


8 Questions for Elisabeth Anisimow

March 7, 2019

Twelve-year-old Elisabeth Anisimow’s work has been seen around the world. The California-based artist spoke with TFK’s Kio Herrera about her process and her Living Art series, in which she paints live models in historic settings. 1. How did you first…