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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…



Big Break

April 11, 2024

Breaking will make its debut as an Olympic sport in August. The competition will take place at the largest public square in Paris, France. It’s completely sold out. But when breaker Sunny Choi tells strangers she’ll be competing at the…

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Flying High

March 6, 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? Flight attendants tend to the safety and comfort of people traveling by…


Pelican Pod

February 29, 2024

On February 23, pelicans take over a shoreline in Mexico. The birds migrate to the state of Michoacán from the United States and Canada each winter. Tourists al…



Lunar New Year

February 16, 2024

Billions of people have begun a 15-day celebration of the Lunar New Year. Red paper cuttings, lanterns, and banners adorn homes and businesses. Fireworks sparkle in the sky. The Lunar New Year marks the arrival of spring. This year’s…



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…


Earth Science

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…



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.



Early Start

January 5, 2024

Many people celebrate the New Year by staying up late into the night. But this early riser was spotted crossing a footbridge as the sun rose on Seoul, South Kor…



TIME Person of the Year

December 21, 2023

Taylor Swift has been named TIME magazine’s 2023 Person of the Year. You can read more about her in The Taylor Effect and By the Numbers. TIME also acknowledged influential people in other categories. Soccer star Lionel Messi is TIME’s…