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TIME for Kids engages students with authentic journalism, inspires them to join the national discourse on current topics, and provides teachers with valuable resources for the classroom. TFK was founded in 1995. We offer four grade-specific editions. Edition K-1 and Edition 2 publish 28 issues per year, with magazines arriving in a monthly bundle. Each issue gets students excited about reading and helps build early literacy skills. Edition 3-4 and Edition 5-6 publish 24 weekly issues. The magazines build informational reading skills and help students better understand our complex world and become informed and active citizens.

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Where Have You Been?

November 10, 2022

On November 2, the northern lights, also called the aurora borealis, were seen in Tromsø, Norway. The colorful display has dazzled people for as long there have been people to see it. For people who live in countries in the…

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TFK Press Club

What's Your Animal Story?

November 3, 2022

Sir Väs, a deadly, seven-foot-long king cobra, escaped from its enclosure at the Skansen Aquarium, in Sweden, on October 22. A week later, after a desperate search, staff members were relieved to find that the snake had returned on its…

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TFK Press Club

What Matters to You?

October 20, 2022

When getting ready to cast a ballot, voters consider the issues that matter most to them. Then they find out how the candidates feel about those issues. The issues can be local, such as how a community should manage its…

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History

Egyptian Mummies

October 14, 2022

Have you heard of mummies? In ancient Egypt, kings and wealthy people were made into mummies after they died. Read on to learn more about mummies. Mummies were wrapped up tight. The body was dried with salt. Then…

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History

A Historic Discovery

October 13, 2022

Ancient Egypt had many rulers. Its youngest was King Tutankhamen. He became king when he was 9 years old. He died 10 years later. His mummy was placed in a tomb. It was hidden for thousands of years. King…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Set the Scene?

October 13, 2022

Imagine you’re reading two articles about a Halloween parade. One includes only numerical information: the temperature outside, the number of people in attendance, a ranking of the costumes. The other includes facts, but it also describes the sights and sounds…

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Science

Landforms all Around

October 7, 2022

A landform is a natural part of the Earth’s surface. There are many different kinds. A landform can be tall and rocky. It can be flat and smooth. Read about four landforms below. Which ones have you seen? Mighty Mountains…

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Science

Cool Rocks

October 7, 2022

Rocks form and change shape over time. This is done by nature. Here are some awesome rocks. Wave Rock (Above) This rock is in Australia. Rain helped form its stripes. Giant’s Causeway These are in Northern Ireland. They are…

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TFK Press Club

Can You Hook Readers?

October 6, 2022

Nothing draws a reader into a story like a great lede. A lede is an article’s first sentence or paragraph. It introduces a story, provides key information, and makes a reader want to know more. Sometimes, a lede contains an…

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Community

In the Community

September 30, 2022

A community is a place where people live, work, and play. It has homes. It has businesses and schools. What do you have in your community? Stores There are places to shop in a community. Food is sold in…

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