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Kid of the Year Orion Jean

February 9, 2022

The wait is over! Since December, we’ve been introducing readers to Kid of the Year nominees. The winner was announced on February 9 during a TV special on Nickelodeon. The top honor went to 11-year-old Orion Jean. He was selected…

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Science

The Kid Report: Space Training

February 8, 2022

The story “Space Training” is about NASA’s new class of astronaut recruits. It appears in this week’s issue of TIME for Kids. Here, Kid Reporter Lucy Sandor talks with Pam Melroy, NASA's deputy administrator. Melroy explains why the next generation…

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United States

Space Training

February 8, 2022

In December, NASA announced its first class of new astronaut recruits in four years. The space agency chose 10 people from a group of more than 12,000 who applied for its program. The recruits reported to the Johnson Space Center,…

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Time Off

Pursuing Justice

February 7, 2022

Omar Rising, by Aisha Saeed, tells the story of the son of a servant in Pakistan. Omar is excited that he has earned a scholarship to an elite boarding school. But when he gets there, he discovers that his scholarship…

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Time Off

Ready to Rumble

February 7, 2022

Get ready to rumble! The movie Rumble has giant monsters, exciting wrestling, and lots of action. In this animated film, teenager Winnie Coyle teams up with Steve, a monster who’s also a wrestler, to save their town and her dad’s…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your Sports Report?

February 4, 2022

Hi, Junior Journalist—or should we say Junior Sports Journalist? As you’ve probably figured out, this week’s mission is all about athletics. Are you ready to report on sports? Mission 4: What's Your Sports Report? Sean Gregory is a senior sports…

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TFK Press Club

How Are You Learning?

January 28, 2022

Hello again, Junior Journalist! School is a big part of your life—and we know it’s an extra-special adventure right now. This week’s assignment is to explore how kids are learning. Mission 3: How Are You Learning? Since the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Health

Helping Kids Heal

January 21, 2022

Kids have a lot on their minds. Juggling school, family, activities, and all of the other big parts of life is hard enough. Add to this list a pandemic that’s disrupting schedules and causing continuous uncertainty? It’s a recipe for…

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Media Literacy

TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

January 21, 2022

On the podcast this week, TFK Kid Reporters Abby Rogers and David Murtagh talk to Allison Singer-Kushnir about this week's cover story, "Helping Kids Heal." They also share U.S. surgeon general Dr. Vivek Murthy's top tips to help kids improve…

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World

Olympic Update

January 21, 2022

Organizers of the 2022 Winter Olympics, in Beijing, China, say only “selected” spectators will be allowed to attend the Games. No tickets will be sold to the general public. The announcement was made on January 17. It’s the latest step…

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TFK Press Club

Where Will You Go?

January 21, 2022

Welcome back, Junior Journalist! All you need for this week’s mission is your TFK Press Club badge and your imagination. Ready? Let’s get cracking. Mission 2: Where Will You Go? Professional journalists carry an official press badge. It says who…

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World

Underwater Volcano

January 20, 2022

An underwater volcano erupted on January 15 near Tonga. The island nation is located in the South Pacific Ocean. The blast sent ash, gas, and soot about 12 miles above the ocean’s surface. It also triggered a tsunami that hit…

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World

Bundle Up!

January 20, 2022

A jogger and pooch brave a heavy snowfall in Montreal, Canada, on January 17. Over several days, a winter storm brought snow and freezing rain to southeastern C…

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Community

KOTY Nominee: Meet Cash

January 19, 2022

Who will become Kid of the Year for 2021? The answer will be revealed on February 9 during a TV special on Nickelodeon. In the weeks leading up to the show, we’ve been introducing the top five nominees. Read on!…

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KOTY Nominee: Meet Lino

January 19, 2022

Who will become Kid of the Year for 2021? The answer will be revealed on February 9 during a TV special on Nickelodeon. In the weeks leading up to the show, we’ve been introducing the top five nominees. Read on!…

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KOTY Nominee: Meet DJ Annie Red

January 19, 2022

Who will become Kid of the Year for 2021? The answer will be revealed on February 9 during a TV special on Nickelodeon. In the weeks leading up to the show, we’ll be introducing the top five nominees. Read on!…

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TFK Press Club

What Do You Stand For?

January 14, 2022

Hi there, Junior Journalist! Ready for your first TFK Press Club mission? Grab your press badge, something to write on, and something to write with. Then, read on... Mission 1: What Do You Stand For? Martin Luther King Jr. Day…

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Join the TFK Press Club!

January 14, 2022

Welcome to the TIME for Kids Press Club! We always love to hear from you. Let’s make it official! By joining the TFK Press Club, you'll become a Junior Journalist and be invited to share the stories that matter most…

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Technology

El cielo es el límite

January 14, 2022

Los drones de entregas de Amazon se suponían que ya estarían en pleno vuelo. En 2013, el vendedor en línea anunció un servicio de entregas por drones experimental. Paquetes que contienen desde pasta dental hasta un teléfono inteligente nuevo llegarían…

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