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Ellen Nam

Ellen is an editorial assistant at Time for Kids. Before joining TFK, Ellen graduated from New York University with a bachelor’s degree in media, culture, and communications. She spent her first year of college in Paris, France, studying global culture and media, which sparked her interest in globalization and the media industry. In her free time, Ellen enjoys cooking (and eating), playing sports, and journaling.

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Camp Concerns

May 12, 2020

About 20 million children in the United States attend summer camp every year, according to the American Camp Association (ACA). They look forward to spending time there with friends. But with social-distancing rules in effect across the U.S., many summer…

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The Power of Staying Home

May 8, 2020

Have you been staying home a lot lately? You’re not alone. On Danger Force, a new series on Nickelodeon, even superheroes are staying home to help protect the world. Danger Force is a spin-off of Nickelodeon’s Henry Danger. The show…


Kid Heroes for the Planet

April 6, 2020

Earth Day is April 22. It’s a day when people around the world work to help the planet. But many people, including kids, are passionate about protecting the Earth and its inhabitants every day. TIME for Kids spoke with a…


Two Rare Sea Dragons

February 21, 2020

Birch Aquarium, in San Diego, California, announced two new members of its aquatic family on February 13. It has hatched a pair of weedy sea dragons. The aquarium is part of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography. Though less than one…


Path Toward Peace

October 18, 2019

On October 11, the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 was awarded to Abiy Ahmed Ali. He is prime minister of Ethiopia, a country in Africa. Norwegian Nobel Committee leader Berit Reiss-Andersen praised Abiy’s “efforts to achieve peace and. . .…


Trick or Treat for All

July 24, 2019

Large retail stores are already gearing up for Halloween. But many of the costumes they sell aren’t suitable for everyone. Children with disabilities often have a hard time finding costumes that fit their needs. One big brand is doing its…