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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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Media Literacy

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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Time Off

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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The Kid Report: On This Land

November 10, 2021

The story "On This Land"—about honoring Native land—appears in this week's issue of TIME for Kids. Nathan Whittinghill attends middle school in the Mukilteo School District, in Washington State. Here, he writes about what land acknowledgement means to him and…

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Arts

TFK Goes to Comic Con

October 21, 2021

Earlier this month, Pikachu and Captain Marvel posed for a picture. It wasn’t a Halloween party. It was New York Comic Con! The four-day event kicked off at the Javits Center, in New York City, on October 7. Comic conventions…

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Media Literacy

8 Questions for Devorah Heitner

October 12, 2021

Devorah Heitner is the author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World. TFK Kid Reporter Orlie Weitzman spoke with her about young people and digital media, and recent news involving Instagram Kids. 1. Instagram delayed the…

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History

Stepping Back

October 7, 2021

Scientists have analyzed footprints made thousands of years ago in White Sands National Park, in New Mexico. The tracks show that humans lived in North America some 5,000 years earlier than previous evidence suggested. The fossilized prints were preserved…

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