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Teens Build Ventilators

April 24, 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 6, 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 21, 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…



Dream Big

February 13, 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 8, 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…


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Young Heroes

October 30, 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 10, 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…


Meet Our Kid Reporters

September 4, 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…

Text Sets

G5-6 Text Set: Young Problem Solvers

August 31, 2019

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.…


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.…