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Meet Our Kid Reporters

September 13, 2017

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 TFK. Here are some fun facts about our newest reporters. Want to be a TFK Kid…


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A Sweet Business

September 12, 2017

JOHN TRUEL, 12, has found a way to make the world a little sweeter—one cupcake at a time. With the help of his mother, Patricia, John opened a bakery called Cupcakes on 8th in his hometown of Marshfield, Wisconsin. Patricia…

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She Gets It Done!

September 7, 2017

MARLEY DIAS loves nothing more than getting lost in a book. But the 12-year-old grew frustrated with the reading list she was assigned in school. A black girl was hardly ever a main character. So Marley took matters into her…


Helping Others

September 6, 2017

If you see a problem, you should find a solution. That is what Alex Knoll, 12, of Post Falls, Idaho, believes. So when he noticed a man struggling to open a heavy door from a wheelchair, Alex’s brain started buzzing.…


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Soap Club

January 20, 2017

A nonprofit group uses recycled soap from hotels to improve the lives of people in Cambodia. Samir Lakhani was in college when he first visited Cambodia, a nation in Southeast Asia. The trip changed his life. In a remote village,…


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For the Love of Lego

October 21, 2016

Matthew Shifrin got his first tub of Lego blocks when he was 5. "I've been in love with Legos ever since," he says. Shifrin is blind. Now 18, he has spent years trying to make Legos easier for blind kids…


Big Dreams

February 21, 2016

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 what…


Homemade Fun

April 27, 2012

Caine Monroy, 9, has always loved arcades. Last summer, instead of playing someone else's games, he decided to make his own. Caine was spending his summer vacation at his dad's auto-parts store in Los Angeles, California. There were plenty of…