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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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Science

Best Inventions of 2021

March 10, 2022

TIME for Kids has picked the top inventions of the year. Some will help us work and learn. Others are just for fun. Read about the best inventions of 2021. Which do you like best? Keeping Kids Calm This fuzzy…

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Environment

Seeing Spring

February 11, 2022

When winter ends, spring begins. The weather gets warmer. Plants and animals return. See how we use our senses to experience the season. Seeing Look! You can see lots of birds in the spring. Baby animals are born. Bears…

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World

Spring Festival

February 11, 2022

Spring brings warmth and celebration. Here is how people celebrate spring around the world. Spain Las Fallas is a festival of fire. People build giant floats. They parade them through the streets. Then the floats are burned in bonfires. India…

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Community

Get Active!

February 11, 2022

Some people work to protect the environment. Others want to make the world more fair. What is important to you? Here are some ways to make a difference. Organize a Group In a group, people can share ideas. They work…

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Arts

Express Yourself

February 11, 2022

Art is a way to express yourself. Artists use different materials. Learn about some artists and the tools they use. Some artists use paint. Painters use brushes and paint to make pictures. Some paintings are of people or places or…

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Arts

Art for Everyone

February 11, 2022

Grab a pencil and paper. Then follow the steps to draw a cat. 1. Start with a U shape. Connect the top. Add lines inside to guide you. 2. Make some ovals for the eyes and mouth. Add a triangle…

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Animals

Awesome Orcas

February 11, 2022

Have you heard of orcas? They are also called killer whales. That is because of their hunting skills. They eat fish, seals, and penguins. They even eat sharks! Orcas are smart and social. Read more about them here. Around the…

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Animals

Deep in the Sea

February 11, 2022

The ocean is deep. It is made up of different zones, or areas. Here are three of them. SUNLIGHT ZONE This zone gets heat from the sun. It gets light, too. Most ocean plants and animals live here. TWILIGHT ZONE…

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Science

Measuring Time

December 16, 2021

There are many ways to count time. Time can be counted in minutes and hours. It can be counted in days, months, and years. Read on to see how we measure the passing of time. Rise and Shine! There are…

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United States

What Time Is It?

December 16, 2021

You are in Georgia. It is 6:00 p.m. You call a friend in California. But she is not home. That is because it is 3:00 p.m. in California. She is still at school! Georgia and California are in different…

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