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Kids Write About the Pandemic

June 17, 2021

What has the last year been like for you? We asked TIME for Kids readers and TFK Kid Reporters, past and present, to think about the pandemic. How has it changed our lives? Most of you wrote to us about…


Algorithm Art

March 12, 2021

Computer algorithms are instructions that tell machines to solve problems and make predictions. They help us use our smartphones and stream videos, and someday they’ll drive our cars. But can they make us more creative? Some artists think so. Algorithms…



Can't Stop the Sponge

September 23, 2020

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run moved Mireille Soria to tears. “It was so beautiful and so wonderful and so rich,” she told TIME, describing what it was like to see the finished film for the first time. You…


Art for Everyone

September 17, 2020

When we want to see art, where do we go? The pandemic has made it hard to visit museums and galleries. But sometimes, we can find art outside in the neighborhood. Murals are large artworks. They are painted on walls.…


Honoring an Artist

August 12, 2020

Ruth Asawa was an American artist. She became famous for her abstract sculptures. She usually made them from wire. Their forms were inspired by nature. Asawa’s life and work are now being honored on a postage stamp. On August 13,…

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All Smiles

July 16, 2020

A fun way to put yourself in a good mood is by creating a mood board, sometimes called a vision board. What’s that? “It’s a collage of anything that inspires you, makes you happy, or speaks to you,” says Susie…


Artful Giving

July 14, 2020

Chelsea Phaire is trying to cheer up the world, one art kit at a time. The 10-year-old is the founder of Chelsea’s Charity. Its mission is to deliver art supplies to kids in all 5o states and, eventually, to kids…



Just Six Words

June 29, 2020

Updated June 29, 2020 Writer and journalist Larry Smith asks an interesting question: “Can you describe your life story in six words?” He leads a project called Six-Word Memoirs. A memoir is a story about the writer’s experiences. The project…


Write Now

September 26, 2019

Want to know something special about Olivia Bean, Trivia Queen, by Donna Gephart? The book’s first draft was written inside of 30 days, during National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). NaNoWriMo is a writing challenge that takes place each year in…


Off the Charts

September 5, 2019

Hit songs have typically followed a formula set by the music industry. But in the last decade, streaming and social media have changed the game. Rising stars can now find fans directly, without support from the music industry. No…