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Meet Our Kid Reporters

September 13, 2019

This year’s TFK Kid Reporters were chosen from 300 applicants in a nationwide competition. The crew will report on local and national news for TIME for Kids. Here are some fun facts about our newest reporters. Want to be a…

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G5-6 Text Set: Young Problem Solvers

January 17, 2020

Young people will be the next generation of leaders and change-makers. But many don’t wait until they are in positions of power to take action. These innovative minds search for and create solutions to the problems they see around them.…

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Sailing for the Planet

August 14, 2019

Today, Greta Thunberg set sail for the United States. The 16-year-old climate activist is traveling across the Atlantic Ocean on a sailboat. She is heading for New York City. She will attend a United Nations climate-change summit there in September.…

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A Steep Challenge

June 20, 2019

Selah Schneiter, 10, has become one of the youngest people to climb El Capitan, a rock formation in Yosemite National Park, in California. Selah scaled the 3,000-foot peak with her father, Mike Schneiter, and family friend Mark Reiger. The team…

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Eight Champs!

May 31, 2019

The Scripps National Spelling Bee usually ends with a single winner. Sometimes, it ends in a tie between two contestants. But the results of this year’s bee were unprecedented. Eight super spellers were named co-champions. Each of them will receive…

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Making the Cut

May 28, 2019

Neijae Graham-Henries is one of the world’s youngest barbers. At just 7 years old, she completed training last fall at the Junior Barber Academy, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Now Neijae is 8 and cuts hair free of charge at charity events.…

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Geography Champion

May 23, 2019

Can you name Norway’s northernmost plateau? Texas eighth grader Nihar Janga can. It’s Finnmark Plateau. By answering that question, Nihar won the 31st annual National Geographic GeoBee on Wednesday. The GeoBee is designed to encourage students to learn about the…

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Heart of a Champion

May 3, 2019

Tanitoluwa Adewumi, known as Tani, is 8 years old. Nearly two years ago, he fled northern Nigeria with his parents and brother, fearful of attacks by the terrorist group Boko Haram. When the family arrived in the United States, a…

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Kid Heroes for the Planet

April 19, 2019

Earth Day is April 22. On this day, people around the world focus on environmental issues. But you don’t have to wait for Earth Day to take action. You can improve our planet every day of the year. TIME for…

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Nobel Nomination

March 29, 2019

Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old climate activist from Sweden, has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. If she wins, Greta will be the youngest-ever recipient of the award. In August 2018, Greta began staging frequent sit-ins outside the Swedish parliament.…