Skip to main content

Articles

Arts

Writer At Work

October 18, 2019

Jacqueline Woodson’s latest picture book is The Day You Begi n. TIME for Kids talked with her about her work. Question: When did you become a writer? Answer: I started writing when I was 7 years old. My first book…

Audio
Spanish

World

Dances of the World

October 11, 2019

Different countries and cultures have different dances. These dances have spread around the world. Here are a few of them. Use the map to find the countries—and continents—where the dances began. Break Dancing This dance is full of energy. Break…

Audio
Spanish

World

Dancing Together

October 11, 2019

In Africa, people dance for many reasons. They dance in celebration. They dance as a type of prayer. AFRICAN DANCE brings people together. There are many styles. Some dancers wear masks. Some wear costumes. But most dancers move to the…

Environment

Fantastic Forests

October 4, 2019

Forests are made of trees. Let's look at three types of forests. Temperate Forest Temperate forests are found all over the world. These forests have four seasons. They are hot or cool at different times of the year. Animals adapt…

Audio
Video
Spanish

Science

Log Life

October 4, 2019

A tree has fallen in the forest. Its branches are rotting. But rotting logs are full of life. Look what lives and grows on logs. Ferns grow on fallen wood. These leafy plants do not have flowers. Mushrooms are a…

Technology

Robots At Work

September 20, 2019

Robots are machines. Today, there are more robots than ever before. Some robots do work that people usually do. Read on to meet a few robot workers. Robot Chef This machine makes burgers. It grinds meat. It cuts vegetables. It…

Audio
Video
Spanish

Technology

Ready for Class

September 20, 2019

AV1 is a classroom robot. It works with students who are sick. AV1 takes a student’s place in class. The student can control the robot with a smartphone. The robot has a camera. It lets the student see what is…

Community

B is for Birthday

September 13, 2019

Sesame Street’s first show was in 1969. This year, Sesame Street celebrates its 50th birthday. Follow the timeline below. It tells you about the history of the popular children’s program. 1969 Sesame Street airs its first episode. In it, a…

Audio
Spanish

Community

She’s a Puppeteer

September 13, 2019

Behind every great puppet is a great puppeteer. That is someone who gives a puppet personality. LESLIE CARRARA-RUDOLPH is a puppeteer. Her puppet is Abby Cadabby, of Sesame Street. Carrara-Rudolph makes Abby move. She also gives Abby a voice. “When…

Environment

Amazing Apples

September 6, 2019

This is apple season! Apples are ripe in the fall. They are ready to be picked and eaten. Join TIME for Kids on a trip to the orchard. Let’s learn about this fall fruit. At the Orchard Welcome to the…

Audio
Video
Spanish

Health

Fall Harvest

September 6, 2019

Fall is harvest season. Crops are ready to be picked. Here are four fall crops. Which is your favorite? PUMPKINS grow in pumpkin patches. They turn orange when fully ripe. You can eat the seeds! CORN grows in fields. It…

World

Time For Class!

August 30, 2019

Kids all over the world go to school. Some of the schools look like yours. Some look different. But they have one thing in common. They are places where kids go to learn. Take a look. This school is in…

Audio
Video
Spanish

Community

Walk With Me

August 30, 2019

What is a WALKING SCHOOL BUS? It is a group of students who walk to school together. An adult joins them on the trip. Walking school buses keep kids active. They keep kids safe. Plus, they help students get to…