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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…

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At the White House Easter Egg Roll

April 8, 2024

On April 1, TFK Kid Reporter Audrey Owolo attended the White House Easter Egg Roll. Here, she recounts her experience. The White House Easter Egg Roll is a yearly event held on Easter Monday, on the South Lawn of the…

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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…

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Top Toys of 2023

December 6, 2023

The TIME Stamped shopping experts have put together a list of the best toys of 2023. Here are a few of our favorites. From new offerings by classic toy brands to innovative tools that let you build your own fun,…

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The History of Fireworks

July 3, 2023

Fireworks may seem like a very American tradition, especially on the 4th of July. But fireworks go back many years before the first American Independence Day celebration, which took place in 1777, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The earliest fireworks can be…

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A Juneteenth Celebration

June 16, 2023

This story was originally published on June 15, 2021. It was updated on June 16, 2023. On June 19, people across the United States celebrate Juneteenth. The holiday commemorates the ending of slavery in the U.S., in 1865. Juneteenth is…

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Year of the Rabbit

January 19, 2023

An artist in China makes a paper-cutting decoration for Lunar New Year. The piece features 106 bunnies. In 2023, the holiday begins on January 22. Celebrations …

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Happy New Year!

January 5, 2023

Fireworks explode around the London Eye observation wheel on January 1, 2023. They’re part of New Year’s celebrations in London, England. The colorful display l…

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The Best Toys of 2022

December 7, 2022

TIME for Kids editors rounded up some of our favorite toys of 2022, offering a variety of ways to play. Read about our picks for the year’s best toys. Get Active Get moving with Vital Hero, by Bandai Namco. This…

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Happy Fourth of July!

June 29, 2022

What’s one of the most celebrated events in the United States? It’s the Fourth of July! The annual star-spangled holiday is also called Independence Day. It marks the day that the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, on July…

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