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Vote for the 2019 TIME for Kids Person of the Year!

November 8, 2019

Time flies! Before we know it, we’ll be ringing in 2020. But first, the TFK team is taking a look back at 2019. Who was the most important person of the year? Since 1927, TIME has chosen a Person of…

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Holding On to Hope

November 1, 2019

TIJUANA, Mexico —On a child’s first day at the Yes We Can World Foundation school, he or she gets two T-shirts, new shoes, and a backpack filled with school supplies. The school is for migrant kids from Central America and…

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Ready to Learn

November 1, 2019

Last December, Estefanía Rebellón volunteered to help migrant families in Tijuana, Mexico. The city is near San Diego, California, along the U.S.-Mexico border. Some of the people Rebellón met in Tijuana had traveled thousands of miles. Many had left home…

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Tough Choices

October 25, 2019

LA LIMA, Honduras— At 9:00 on a steamy August morning, students at the Gabriela Mistral school line up playfully between two yellow cords in the courtyard outside the school office. A volunteer from the Honduran Red Cross calls out a…

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Faces of Honduras

October 25, 2019

For the past year or so, the news has been filled with stories about migrants coming to the U.S. from Central America. I wanted to understand why people were leaving their home countries. So in August, I went to Honduras…

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It's Cool to be Kind

October 18, 2019

On August 30, fans of college sports teams celebrated College Colors Day. A fourth grader at Florida’s Altamonte Elementary School wanted to show support for his favorite team, the University of Tennessee (U.T.) Volunteers. But he didn’t have one of…

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Path Toward Peace

October 18, 2019

On October 11, the Nobel Peace Prize for 2019 was awarded to Abiy Ahmed Ali. He is prime minister of Ethiopia, a country in Africa. Norwegian Nobel Committee leader Berit Reiss-Andersen praised Abiy’s “efforts to achieve peace and. . .…

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Explore with Your Ears

September 4, 2019

How does a new ingredient stop ice cream from melting? How should you talk to a dog? Guy Raz and Mindy Thomas explore the answers to these and other questions on Wow in the World. It’s a science and technology…

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Learning with Legos

August 29, 2019

For more than 60 years, Lego bricks have sparked children’s imaginations. Now, a new version of these toys is in the works. They’re Lego Braille Bricks, and they’re being tested around the world. Lego Braille Bricks are designed to help…

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Meet the STEM Queen

June 26, 2019

Jacqueline Means, 16, is known as the STEM Queen. She is the founder of the Wilmington Urban STEM Initiative, in Wilmington, Delaware. The organization promotes STEM to underprivileged girls in Wilmington. Means spoke with TFK Kid Reporter Tiana Sirmans, also…