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Team Riley Returns

June 24, 2024

TFK Kid Reporter Sophia Zhang attended a screening of the new movie Inside Out 2. Read her thoughts below. Team Riley is back, in Inside Out 2, a sequel to 2015’s Inside Out. Joy, Sadness, Fear, Anger, and Disgust have…

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A Juneteenth Celebration

June 17, 2024

This story was originally published on June 15, 2021. It was updated on June 17, 2024. On June 19, people across the United States celebrate Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates the end of slavery in the U.S., in 1865. Juneteenth is…

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Bee Champ

June 3, 2024

On May 30, a seventh-grader from Tampa, Florida, became the 2024 Scripps National Spelling Bee champ. Bruhat Soma, 12, crushed a lightning tiebreaker round by spelling 29 words correctly in 90 seconds. The winning word was abseil. It’s a word…

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Ready, Set, Play!

May 31, 2024

June 11 will mark the first-ever International Day of Play. On March 26, the United Nations adopted a resolution to create a day on which to honor play worldwide. Play is more than just a pastime for kids. It’s a…

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Cat Caper

May 28, 2024

TFK Kid Reporter Abhijay Potluri attended a screening of The Garfield Movie. Read his thoughts below. Garfield is living his usual lazy life with Jon and his dog friend, Odie, enjoying all the lasagna he can eat. But the cat’s…

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Imagine This

May 20, 2024

TFK Kid Reporter Ninis Twumasi attended a screening of the new movie IF and interviewed the film’s young star, Cailey Fleming. Read his thoughts below. Imaginary friends: We’ve all had them. But what happens when you grow up? IF answers…

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Light Show

May 13, 2024

People in the United States, the United Kingdom, Spain, and other countries were treated to a colorful display in the sky this weekend. These displays, called auroras, are typically seen only near the Earth’s north and south poles. Thanks to…

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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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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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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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Gran oportunidad

April 11, 2024

El breaking hará su debut como deporte olímpico en agosto. La competencia se llevará a cabo en la plaza pública más grande de París, Francia. Está totalmente vendida. Pero cuando Sunny Choi les dice a los extraños que competirá en…

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