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Chatting with Klassen

April 22, 2021

Jon Klassen writes books for kids. He also makes pictures for the books. TIME for Kids asked him some questions about his work. Did you always like to write and draw? In the second grade, I started writing stories.…

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Arts

Read These!

April 22, 2021

Jon Klassen loves picture books. These are some of his favorites. Fortunately Fortunately follows Ned’s journey to a party. Unfortunately, it is an adventure filled with mishaps. “It is a really funny book,” Klassen says. Sylvester and the Magic Pebble…

Community

Inside the Station

April 22, 2021

Firefighters help keep people safe. They are ready to spring into action at any time. They often stay at the firehouse overnight. Let’s visit a fire station. Suited Up Firefighters wear clothes and boots that keep them safe. The gear…

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Community

Gear Up!

April 22, 2021

Firefighters have a lot of gear. They need it to stay safe and do their job well. Let’s take a look at a firefighter’s tools. A firefighter wears a helmet. It protects his or her head from falling objects. …

Animals

Hunting for Insects

April 22, 2021

Insects are small creatures. They all have six legs and a hard outer shell. Some insects have wings and can fly. Insects come in many shapes, sizes, and colors. Read on to learn more about them. Blending In This insect…

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Animals

Spot the Differences

April 22, 2021

Butterflies and moths look similar. But they are very different. Butterflies and moths come in different colors and sizes. Compare the two insects. Can you spot the differences? Butterfly A butterfly has brightly colored wings. Its body is narrow…

United States

This is Congress

March 11, 2021

The United States government has three branches. Congress is the legislative branch. It makes laws. Congress is made up of the Senate and the House of Representatives. Take a look! This is the U.S. Capitol building. It is in Washington,…

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United States

Take a Tour

March 11, 2021

There are many historic buildings and monuments in Washington, D.C. Learn about some of them on this map. 1. This is The White House. The president and his or her family live here. It is where the president works. 2.…

Environment

Ready, Set, Recycle!

March 11, 2021

On Earth Day, people all around the world help the planet. But you can help the planet anytime. Recycling is an important way to do this. Do you recycle? Read on to learn more about it. What Can I Recycle?…

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Environment

Let's Compost!

March 11, 2021

This Earth Day, why not make a compost bin? Put some soil in a plastic bin or tub. Add leaves and twigs. Moisten with water. Now you can add scraps of fruits and vegetables. You can also add coffee grounds…

Animals

Ready to Hatch

March 11, 2021

Many animals come from eggs. A female animal lays the eggs. After some time, a baby animal breaks out of the shell. Take a look. Most snakes come from eggs. Female snakes lay eggs on the ground. Some wrap…

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Science

A Frog's Life

March 11, 2021

1. Egg Female frogs lay eggs. Tadpoles hatch from these eggs. It takes one to three weeks for the eggs to hatch. 2. Tadpole A tadpole is born with a tail but no legs. The tadpole lives in…

History

On Board the Titanic

March 11, 2021

On April 10, 1912, the Titanic set sail on its first voyage. Many passengers were aboard the cruise ship. It was supposed to cross across the Atlantic Ocean. It set off from England to New York. Four days later,…

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History

In the Deep Sea

March 11, 2021

Scientists have found many artifacts from the Titanic deep in the ocean. Let’s take a look. Mug The White Star Line was the company that ran the Titanic. Vest People left everything behind when they got into the lifeboats. Playing…

Environment

Wet Weather

February 9, 2021

Clouds are made up of tiny water droplets and other particles. When the water droplets get heavy, they fall to the ground. This is called precipitation. There are different forms of precipitation. Look out! Some days are rainy. Rain…

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Environment

Common Clouds

February 9, 2021

Clouds come in many forms. They are named after their shape and how high in the sky they are. Get the scoop on four types of clouds. Thin and Feathery When it’s nice out, you might see cirrus clouds. They…

Media Literacy

This Just In!

February 9, 2021

It’s good to know what’s going on in the world and in your community. Reporters keep us informed. They gather the facts and write news stories. Here’s how a reporter gets the scoop. Reporters do research. Reporters read books and…

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Media Literacy

Meet a News Reporter

February 9, 2021

Being a reporter is a big job. Jasmine Aguilera is a news reporter for TIME magazine. She writes stories on many topics. One of them is immigration. That is the movement of people from one country to another. Here is…