Skip to main content

People

Community

Kids Report on COVID-19: Henry in Massachusetts

March 23, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Henry Carroll, from Boston, Massachusetts, shares his thoughts on what kids can do to help. Over the New Year’s holiday, our…

Health

Social Distancing

March 20, 2020

To limit the spread of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19, health experts say people should practice social distancing. But what does that really mean? According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, social distancing involves “avoiding mass gatherings”…

Community

Kids Report on COVID-19: Mira in Kansas

March 20, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Mira McInnes, from Leawood, Kansas, shares her experience. For a while, the coronavirus didn’t seem like something I personally had to…

Community

Kids Report on COVID-19: Eshaan in Texas

March 18, 2020

We asked our team of TFK Kid Reporters for their perspective on the coronavirus pandemic. Here, TFK Kid Reporter Eshaan Mani, from Houston, Texas, shares his thoughts. “Coronavirus Declared a Pandemic, Says World Health Organization.” These words flashed across my…

Health

Coronavirus Questions?

March 12, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is a public health emergency. Coronaviruses are a group of viruses that can infect animals and people. Some cause mild illness, like the common cold, while others can lead to serious illness. The type causing the current…

Media Literacy

Talk to Me

March 12, 2020

Before journalists write a story, they gather facts and details. One way they do this is with interviews. Step one of conducting a successful interview? Research. “You don’t want to arrive at your interview clueless,” TFK Kid Reporter Zara Wierzbowski…

Arts

The Big Picture

January 23, 2020

BROOKLYN, New York—A truck that looks like a camera is parked outside of a high school. The vehicle belongs to the Inside Out Project. As part of this art initiative, groups of people all over the world have their portraits…

World

Royal Exit

January 17, 2020

Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the duke and duchess of Sussex, made an announcement on January 8. “We intend to step back as ‘senior’ members” of the royal family, they wrote on their official Instagram page. The couple said…

Business

Find the Facts

January 16, 2020

More than half of teens learn about the news from social-media sources and YouTube videos. That’s according to a 2019 Common Sense Media survey. But the information on those sites is not always trustworthy. “There’s more misinformation out there than…

World

The Results Are In!

December 13, 2019

More than half a million votes were cast in the 2019 TIME for Kids Person of the Year poll. Read on to learn about the winner and to see who came in second and third place. First Place: José Andrés…