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A Seat at the Table

December 11, 2020

A new statue was unveiled this year in Central Park, in New York City, to mark the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. In 1920, that amendment gave women the right to vote. The monument…

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History

This Week in TFK History: Antibullying

December 10, 2020

Time flies! The first issue of TIME for Kids was published in September 1995. That means TFK is turning 25. To honor our 25th anniversary, we’re pulling TFK stories from the archives and highlighting them in this space. Each archival…

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Health

Positively Happy

December 9, 2020

One night before bed, Christine Carter was sitting with her daughter in her lap. They were making a list: “Three Good Things of the Day.” Her daughter, who was braiding Carter’s hair, said, “Mom, this is going to be one…

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Media Literacy

TFK Turns 25

December 9, 2020

This year, TIME for Kids celebrates its 25th birthday. A lot has happened in the last quarter century. Presidents have been elected. Milestones have been reached. Tragedies have struck. People have come together to solve problems. The whole time, TFK…

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Science

Studying Kindness

December 8, 2020

Imagine you’re part of an experiment. There are two groups. Members of the first group get $10 to spend however they wish. Members of the second group also get $10, but they must use it to help others. Which group…

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Community

Kid of the Year Gitanjali Rao

December 4, 2020

For months, we’ve been asking, “who will become Kid of the Year?” The answer was revealed on December 4 during a TV special on Nickelodeon. Out of more than 5,000 nominees, Gitanjali Rao won the top honor. Academy Award–winning actor…

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Community

Kid of the Year: The Honorees

December 4, 2020

TIME’s Kid of the Year honor recognizes young people who are making a positive impact in their community. Along with winner Gitanjali Rao, four honorees were selected with the help of a committee of influential kids. The committee included Dylan…

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Health

Vaccine Update

December 3, 2020

On November 30, the drug company Moderna asked the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for emergency approval of its COVID-19 vaccine. If the FDA agrees, enough vaccine for millions of people could be ready by the end of…

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United States

Champion Dog

December 3, 2020

A 3-year-old Scottish deerhound named Claire won Best in Show at the 2020 National Dog Show, which aired on NBC on Thanksgiving Day. A judge said that Claire, s…

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Time Off

At the Movies: The Croods: A New Age

December 2, 2020

The Croods: A New Age is a fun animated comedy for kids of all ages. It’s about relationships between two prehistoric families, the Croods and the Bettermans. The Croods live in a cave where they sleep together in piles. The…

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Time Off

The Best Toys of 2020

December 1, 2020

The best toys of 2020 are a reflection of this year's events. There's Monopoly House Divided, a state-of-the-nation take on the classic board game. There's also Playmobil's Large Hospital play set, which introduces kids to what goes on inside a…

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Heroes of 2020

November 20, 2020

Who’s your 2020 hero? TIME for Kids is asking readers to tell us about people taking heroic steps to help one another during the COVID-19 pandemic. Do you know a doctor, a nurse, a scientist, a teacher, a grocery worker,…

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Election 2020

A Winning Team

November 13, 2020

On November 7, President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris celebrated their win, in Wilmington, Delaware. They will be sworn in on January 20, 2021. They will take office at an important moment in United States history. Biden and…

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Election 2020

For the Record: Election Edition

November 13, 2020

Kamala Harris has made history. She’s the first woman and the first person of color to be elected vice president of the United States. Harris isn’t the only person breaking barriers in the 2020 election. A diverse group of leaders…

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Election 2020

Biden Elected President

November 12, 2020

TIME for Kids reports on the results of the 2020 presidential election. Former vice president Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election. He will become the 46th president of the United States. His running mate, Kamala Harris, will become…

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Community

Incredible Kids: Jack Dalton

November 12, 2020

Who’ll become the Kid of the Year? The answer will be revealed December 4 on an hour-long TV special on Nickelodeon. Read about Jack Dalton, one of the top 20 finalists, below. Jack, 10, from Nashua, New Hampshire, is committed…

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