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Young Game Changers


Water Run

December 14, 2018

Addyson Moffitt is an 8-year-old from Kansas City, Missouri. Maurine Chelagat is a 9-year-old from a village in Kenya called Bartabwa. It might not seem as if the girls have much in common, but when they met at a dinner…

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A Teen's Tribute

November 9, 2018

On Veterans Day 2015, Preston Sharp, then 10 years old, went to visit his grandfather’s grave at a cemetery in Redding, California. George Sharp was a U.S. Navy veteran. To honor his memory, Preston placed flowers and an American flag…

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Meet Our Kid Reporters

September 14, 2018

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…


Science with Nate

June 22, 2018

Eight-year-old Nate Butkus remembers what sparked his curiosity about the universe. “I first got interested when I saw a picture of Uranus,” Nate told TIME for Kids, referring to the seventh planet from the sun. But it wasn’t just space…


Brainstorming a Business

June 21, 2018

Have you ever chewed a piece of gum only to be disappointed when it lost its flavor after a few minutes? If so, you’re not alone. A group of students from Emerson Elementary School, in Oakland, California, also find…

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Can You Spell "Champion"?

June 4, 2018

Karthik Nemmani took an unusual path to the Scripps National Spelling Bee. But on May 31, the 14-year-old walked out as its champion. Karthik didn’t win his regional or his county spelling bee. In the past, that would have…


Kid Heroes for the Planet

April 13, 2018

You don’t have to be a superhero to help the environment. Even small, simple actions can add up to big change. People around the world will celebrate Earth Day on April 22. But anyone—including kids—can work to help the Earth…

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Listen Up!

March 16, 2018

Podcaster Eva Karpman is only 8 years old, but she’s inspiring kids and adults. Eva is the host of Dream Big, a podcast that urges people of all ages to pursue their passion. Dream Big has been downloaded more than…


Meet the Influencers

January 22, 2018

Education and entertainment. Science and sports. Fashion and fundraising. These are just a few of the fields in which young people are changing the world. TIME wrote about 30 influential young people. Here, TFK introduces 10 of them. Muzoon Almellehan,…

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This Just In!

January 12, 2018

HILDE LYSIAK knows how to get to the bottom of things. The 11-year-old journalist rides her bike around her hometown of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, looking for a good story. Hilde founded Selinsgrove’s newspaper, the Orange Street News. She especially enjoys writing…