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Pelican Pod

February 29, 2024

On February 23, pelicans take over a shoreline in Mexico. The birds migrate to the state of Michoacán from the United States and Canada each winter. Tourists al…

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Kid of the Week: Thomas Lee

February 29, 2024

What inspired you to take action to help people who are homeless? Mrs. Han, the leader of the Harvard Homeless Mission, told me a very touching story about a homeless man who cried after receiving a care package. When I…

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Science

A Year in Space

February 29, 2024

On September 27, 2023, Frank Rubio broke the record for the longest U.S. spaceflight. When he returned to Earth, his first meal was a salad. “What most of us crave when we get back is fresh food,” he told TIME.…

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NASA's Dirt Guy

February 29, 2024

If you enjoy learning about interesting jobs, find this article and more like it on Your Hot Job, TFK's career-focused website for kids. What does your future hold? John Gruener works in exploration science. It’s part of ARES, or Astromaterials…

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Princess Power Up

February 29, 2024

For the first time in almost 20 years, Princess Peach is the star of her own game in Princess Peach: Showtime! Players can help her save Sparkle Theater from Grape, a masked villain replacing different characters with her minions, the…

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Panda on a Mission

February 28, 2024

Po and his friends reunite in the highly anticipated movie Kung Fu Panda 4. Before Po can become the Spiritual Leader of the Valley of Peace, he has to choose a new Dragon Warrior. The crew embarks on a quest…

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Kid of the Week: Audrey Zhou

February 20, 2024

Why did you want to volunteer with Melodies for Remedies? I wanted to share my passion for music and serve the community. Music is a healing and therapeutic experience, and I’m blessed to be a part of this experience. I’ve…

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Lunar New Year

February 16, 2024

Billions of people have begun a 15-day celebration of the Lunar New Year. Red paper cuttings, lanterns, and banners adorn homes and businesses. Fireworks sparkle in the sky. The Lunar New Year marks the arrival of spring. This year’s…

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Droid for Sale

February 15, 2024

Star Wars fans will soon bid on this light-up C3PO head from the film Return of the Jedi. It will be auctioned with other film and TV items 
by Propstore in Val…

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From Our Readers

February 15, 2024

Dear TIME for Kids, I really enjoy reading your articles. How do you know what you want to write about? I’m studying journalism at school, and sometimes I have trouble thinking of what I should write about. Thank you. Sincerely, …

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A Place to Play

February 15, 2024

There’s a new place for kids to play in Kennewick, Washington. It’s called Kason’s Korner. It’s named for Kason Creed, the boy who inspired it. Nine-year-old Kason has cerebral palsy. The condition affects his ability to walk, so he uses…

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Animal Action

February 14, 2024

In December, the Endangered Species Act (ESA) turned 50. It has rescued hundreds of animals and plants from going extinct. The ESA passed in 1973. It directed the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine Fisheries Service to…

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Mission of the Month: Boost Literacy

February 14, 2024

Join a community of kids who are making the world a better and brighter place. TFK Service Stars know that even the smallest actions can make a big impact. Mission of the Month Reading, writing, and speaking are important skills.…

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Super Bowl History

February 9, 2024

The Super Bowl is America’s biggest sports event. More than 100 million people tune in to watch the big game. Let’s take a look at its history. There used to be two competing professional football leagues: the National Football League…

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Dragon Days

February 8, 2024

Kids carry a dragon puppet at a parade in Barcelona, Spain, to celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year. Each lunar year is represented by an animal, or zodiac sign. This is the Year of the Dragon. It begins on February…

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Kid of the Week: Diya Bhootra

February 8, 2024

What inspired you to do this? I started thinking about doing this toward the end of 2022, and I started in April 2023. I donated to a food drive and a book drive through the company Second Harvest. I wanted…

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