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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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Power Nappers

February 8, 2024

How do you sleep? Maybe you cuddle up with a favorite blanket. You probably go to sleep in the evening and wake up hours later, when it’s morning. That’s how most people sleep. Animals sleep, too. But not all…

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Smile!

February 8, 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? Your smile plays a big role in how you communicate. Smiles express…

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Saving the World

February 8, 2024

Avatar: The Last Airbender is a new live-action show coming to Netflix on February 22. Based on a 2006 animated series, it follows Aang, the current Avatar, as he strives to master all four elements: air, water, earth, and fire.…

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New Horizons

February 8, 2024

Meet Liko, Roy, and their new Pokémon friends in Pokémon Horizons: The Series. Liko and Roy attend school at Indigo Academy. All is well until the Explorers, a mysterious gang of bad guys, begin pursuing Liko for her pendant. …

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A Volcano Erupts

January 19, 2024

A volcano on Iceland’s Reykjanes Peninsula erupted on the morning of January 14. It sent molten lava into Grindavík, a fishing town. Several houses caught fire. No deaths were reported, but many people were forced from their homes. While staying…

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Kid of the Week: Milaan Seeliger

January 18, 2024

You started Tech Angels with your brothers. Tell me about it. We help elders in nursing homes. We give them devices, so they can connect to their loved ones or play games or do anything they want. How did you…

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Dry Spell

January 18, 2024

A kingfisher endures dry winter weather near Kashmir, India, on January 14. The region is having a tough winter, with an unusual lack of snow.

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Messi in Miami

January 18, 2024

Lionel Messi is the greatest living soccer player. He might be the best ever to have played the world’s most popular game. In 2022, he led Argentina to its first World Cup win in nearly four decades. And on July…

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Girl Power

January 16, 2024

Melinda French Gates is a businesswoman and philanthropist. She’s a cofounder of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the world’s largest private charitable organizations. She’s also an author and an advocate. When I spoke with French Gates, she…

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8 Questions for Sariel Sandoval & Claire Vlases

January 16, 2024

In December, TFK Kid Reporter Ninis Twumasi presented the TIME Earth Award at an event in New York City. It was given to the 16 plaintiffs who sued Montana for violating their right to a clean environment. Before the event,…

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Lunar Lander Problems

January 12, 2024

On January 8, Astrobotic Technology’s Vulcan Centaur rocket was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida. It carried a lunar lander built for NASA by Astrobotic. This was the first U.S. lunar lander to go into space in more than 50 years.…

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Wolverine Win

January 11, 2024

Michigan’s Blake Corum is tackled by Washington’s Elijah Jackson in the College Football Playoff National Championship, on January 8. Corum ran for 134 yards, s…

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Kid of the Week: Sedi Awoonor

January 11, 2024

Can you talk about your charity? It started as a family project. My parents would donate used clothing, shoes, and toys to people who were less fortunate. I started my charity when I was 5 or 6 years old. It’s…

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Cambio marino

January 11, 2024

Enric Sala está de pie bajo una réplica de una ballena franca glacial en el museo de historia natural de Washington, D.C. Es el verano de 2023. Afuera, el aire está manchado por el humo de los incendios forestales que…

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