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Meet Our Kid Reporters

September 11, 2020

This year’s TFK Kid Reporters were chosen from more than 200 applicants. The crew will report on local and national news for TIME for Kids. Here are some fun facts about our new reporters. Check out to read about…


8 Questions for Dorothy Jean Tillman

July 13, 2020

Dorothy Jean Tillman earned a college degree online at 12 and a master’s degree in environmental science at 14. This summer, she’s running a camp in Chicago, Illinois, to bring science and the arts to kids who’ve been cooped up…

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The Youth Report

June 1, 2020

Each year, TIME for Kids selects kid reporters from all around the United States. They report on current events, interview interesting people, and review the latest books for TIME for Kids and TIME Edge. This year’s group had a few…



Teens Build Ventilators

May 1, 2020

Afghanistan is facing the coronavirus pandemic with few resources. The country has only 400 ventilators for a population of about 37 million. These machines help people who are very sick and having trouble breathing. A girls’ robotics team in the…


Kid Heroes for the Planet

April 17, 2020

Earth Day is April 22. It’s a day when people around the world work to help the planet. But many people, including kids, are passionate about protecting the Earth and its inhabitants every day. TIME for Kids spoke with a…


Cyber School

February 28, 2020

A United States Coast Guard facility was attacked in 2019. Its monitoring systems, cameras, and doors all stopped working. The facility shut down for 30 hours. The source of the attack? An employee had opened an email and clicked the…

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Dream Big

February 21, 2020

In his speech at the March on Washington, in 1963, Martin Luther King Jr. described his dream for the nation and the urgency of taking action. TIME for Kids wanted to know: What’s your dream? We asked young people to…

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Hands-On Science

January 17, 2020

In SciGirls, real middle school girls ask big science questions. Then they journey to find the answers. Along the way, they meet professional scientists and learn about how these people do their work. The show’s new season airs this winter…

Time Off

Young Heroes

November 8, 2019

Marvel turns from comic-book heroes to real ones in Marvel’s Hero Project. The new series on Disney+ will tell the story of 20 kids who are working to improve their communities. At the end of each episode, Marvel illustrators create…


Youth in Action

October 18, 2019

Leading climate activists gathered at the United Nations (U.N.) Youth Climate Summit, in New York City, on September 21. Of about one thousand attendees, 42 were under the age of 18. They were invited to the summit after being nominated…