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Uplifting

September 22, 2022

Look! Up in the sky! Hot air balloons! These colorful craft rise high on September 20. They’re part of the 24th FAI World Hot Air Balloon Championship, in Mursk…

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Arachnid Anniversary

August 17, 2022

This summer marks the 60-year anniversary of Spider-Man’s first appearance in comics. The character was created by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko. Spider-Man first showed up in Marvel’s Amazing Fantasy #15. It was published in August 1962. Fans like Tyler…

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Lights Up

August 5, 2022

The Kanto Matsuri, August 3–6, is a Japanese lantern festival. It has returned to the city of Akita for the first time since the pandemic began. Performers hang as many as 46 paper lanterns on each bamboo pole. The lanterns…

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All Dressed Up

July 28, 2022

Comic-book fans dress up as their favorite characters at Comic-Con International. The convention took place July 21–24, in San Diego, California. It was the fir…

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Media Literacy

TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

March 18, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Lucy Sandor talks to TIME writer Aryn Baker. They discuss "Food for All," a story about how chef Massimo Bottura is tackling the problem of food waste. Click the Read Aloud…

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Technology

What is the Metaverse?

March 11, 2022

When Cathy Hackl’s son wanted a party for his ninth birthday, he didn’t ask for party favors or decorations. He asked if he could hold the celebration on Roblox, a digital platform where users can play and create games. He…

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TIME for Kids Explains Podcast

March 11, 2022

In this week's cover story interview, TFK Kid Reporter Abby Rogers talks to executive editor Jaime Joyce, to answer the question, "What is the metaverse?" Click the Read Aloud icon above to listen to this segment from the TIME for…

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What's Your Story?

January 11, 2022

Have a great idea for a story? The Story Seeds Podcast pairs kids who have original ideas with professional authors. Together, they brainstorm and develop the idea. Then the author writes a story, which is read on the podcast. Sandhya…

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The Best Toys of 2021

November 22, 2021

The best toys of 2021 might make for a magical holiday season. With Magic Mixies, mix up a potion and— poof! —summon a new stuffed pet. With Lego Vidiyo Party, create a music video in real time, wherever you are,…

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United States

On This Land

November 10, 2021

On a sunny day in September, about 50 people gathered to break ground for a new school building in Everett, Washington. The city sits on the homeland of the Tulalip Tribes. The president of the school board acknowledged this in…

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