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Showing Our Appreciation

May 6, 2024

Everyone knows teachers who go above and beyond to help their students learn and grow. This year, Teacher Appreciation Week starts May 6. To celebrate, we asked TFK Kid Reporters to make a sign for a teacher who inspires them.…

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Help Others, Help Yourself

April 19, 2024

Science shows that helping others can make you feel good too. The key is to find the approach that works for you. There’s a Chinese saying that goes: “If you want happiness for an hour, take a nap. If you…

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Kindness Catch-Up

April 19, 2024

TIME’s 2021 Kid of the Year, Orion Jean, has continued his mission to spread kindness. TFK Kid Reporter Harper Carroll spoke with him about his latest projects. Thirteen-year-old Orion Jean is a kindness ambassador. The TIME 2021 Kid of the…

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Green Teen

April 19, 2024

Recycling is good for the environment. It can also benefit a community in surprising ways. Mateo Lange, 15, knows this well. On weekends, you’ll find him sorting through glass and plastic bottles and aluminum cans in his hometown of Indian…

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Inspired by Stars

April 18, 2024

This year, we shared the stories of amazing kids who are making positive change in their communities. These Kids of the Month inspired our readers to take action too—and to tell us about it! Thank you for sharing your service…

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Summer Challenge

April 17, 2024

Each month this school year, we challenged you with a service mission. With summer in our sights, we’ve got one more major challenge: How many acts of service can you accomplish on your summer break? This bingo board includes some…

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United States

Eclipse Wows U.S.

April 12, 2024

On April 8, crowds gathered across the United States to witness a solar eclipse. People of all ages donned special protective glasses as they watched the moon pass in front of the sun. The eclipse was visible in 15 states.…

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Science

Just Passing By

April 11, 2024

During the total solar eclipse on April 8, the moon passed completely in front of the sun. This image, made of seven different photographs, shows the moon’s jou…

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Kid of the Week: Kate Carner

April 11, 2024

How did you get the idea for a floating lemonade stand? We used to have a lemonade stand at the end of our street. Then we moved to our houseboat when I was 9. We still wanted a lemonade stand…

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World

Big Break

April 11, 2024

Breaking will make its debut as an Olympic sport in August. The competition will take place at the largest public square in Paris, France. It’s completely sold out. But when breaker Sunny Choi tells strangers she’ll be competing at the…

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Go Bananas

April 10, 2024

When your favorite sports team travels to a game, someone has to make sure they get from point A to point B without a hitch. That’s what Brynnan Norris does. Sh…

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Should Adventure Tourism Be Allowed?

April 10, 2024

Traveling by submarine to view an underwater shipwreck. Trekking to the top of a distant mountain. Buckling in on a space ship. Extreme adventure tourists are always seeking the next thrill. According to Grand View Research, they were expected to…

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At the White House Easter Egg Roll

April 8, 2024

On April 1, TFK Kid Reporter Audrey Owolo attended the White House Easter Egg Roll. Here, she recounts her experience. The White House Easter Egg Roll is a yearly event held on Easter Monday, on the South Lawn of the…

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Environment

Early Blossoms

April 5, 2024

Cities such as Tokyo, Japan, and Washington, D.C., get millions of tourists every spring during cherry blossom season. The blooms mark the return of warm weather. But the trees are blooming earlier and earlier. This is an indication of increasing…

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Kid of the Week: Anyendall Chavarría

April 5, 2024

What does being an activist mean? Why did you become one? It means pushing others to take action. I’m looking to help kids
get motivated to take action for
the environment. When I was 4,
I found a plastic bottle at a river…

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Cangrejos creativos

April 4, 2024

El plástico está en todas partes. Según las Naciones Unidas, cada día se vierten suficientes residuos plásticos para llenar 2,000 camiones de basura en vías fluviales como océanos, ríos y lagos. Hay basura plástica en el fondo del océano y…

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