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City Shapes

September 4, 2020

Stroll through a city. Shapes are everywhere you look! Take a tour with TFK to find shapes around the world. Do you have a favorite shape? A pentagon has five sides. This is the Pentagon. It is a building near…

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The Pyramids of Egypt

September 4, 2020

Welcome to Egypt. The Pyramids of Giza have stood here for thousands of years. Each pyramid was built for a different pharaoh. Pharaohs were the rulers of ancient Egypt. The largest pyramid shown here is 455 feet tall. It is…

Community

Community Helpers

August 28, 2020

The world is full of people doing important jobs. Here are some of them. Read about how these people make a difference in our communities. They keep us healthy. If you are hurt or sick, doctors and nurses can help.…

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Animal Teamwork

August 28, 2020

Animals work together in groups. They help each other get things done. Humpback whales travel together. They move in pods. They swim a long way to find food. Weaver ants work together. They build nests in trees out of leaves.…

Entertainment

Good Night!

May 29, 2020

The Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo is a new talk show. It is hosted by the popular Sesame Street character. In each episode, Elmo gets ready for bed. He does this while chatting with special guests. The show premiered this week.…

Arts

Let's Draw Giraffes!

May 14, 2020

Do you love to draw? Join the journey as Drew, creative director of TIME for Kids, and his sidekick Rosie explore their imaginations and dream up fun things to …

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World

All About Chinese

May 1, 2020

There are thousands of languages in the world. More people speak Mandarin than any other. Mandarin is a form of Chinese. Read on to learn more about the Chinese language. Characters Count The Chinese language does not use letters.…

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Science

Terrific Turtles

April 24, 2020

Sea turtles are ancient creatures. They have been around since the time of the dinosaurs. There are seven species of sea turtles. The reptiles spend most of their life underwater. Ready to learn more? Keep reading. A Clear View A…

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Animals

Dive In!

April 24, 2020

Meet Daniel Botelho. He is a photographer. He takes pictures of underwater animals. Botelho spoke to TIME for Kids about his work. This is a GREAT WHITE SHARK. Botelho took this photo from the safety of a boat. Why? The…

Technology

Get a Lift!

April 17, 2020

A pulley uses a wheel and a rope, cord, or chain. Pulleys help us lift things that are heavy. Here are some examples of pulleys at work. Setting Sail Sailboats use pulleys. Pulleys help raise the sails, turn the boat,…

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Technology

New Heights

April 17, 2020

The world is full of incredible elevators. Many of them use pulleys. Here are a few of TFK’ s favorite elevators. The world’s fastest elevator is in Shanghai Tower, in China. It travels almost as fast as a cheetah can.…

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Community

Home Schooling

April 10, 2020

To stop the spread of the new coronavirus, schools around the world have closed. Students have been learning from home. TIME for Kids editor Rebecca Katzman talked to five kids about what it has been like. Lucy, Age 7 New…

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Health

Staying Healthy

March 24, 2020

A new virus is going around. It’s called the coronavirus. People around the world are working together to stop its spread. Everyone is doing their part. Doctors and nurses are caring for the sick. Scientists are working on a cure.…

Arts

It's Showtime

March 20, 2020

Think about your favorite movie or TV show. Do you know how it was made? Many people work together to bring movies and TV shows to the screen. Read on to find out about their jobs. Lights, camera, action! Writing…

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Arts

The Art of Making Sound

March 20, 2020

Movies are filled with sound. You hear actors talk. You hear music. You also hear sound effects. These are especially important in animated films. People who make sound effects are called Foley artists. They use their imagination and lots of…

World

All About Earth Day

March 13, 2020

Earth Day is here! It takes place each year on April 22. The first Earth Day was 50 years ago. People celebrate by doing things that help protect the planet. Read on to learn more. How will you celebrate? …

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Community

Kid's Eye View

March 13, 2020

What will Earth look like in 30 years? We asked kids to draw an answer to that question. Here are a few of their drawings. What do you see?

United States

Grab a Slice!

March 6, 2020

How do you like your pizza? The answer could depend on where you live. Here are three different styles of the popular food. Dig in! New York-style pizza has a thin crust. It is often sold by the slice. Many…

United States

Let's Eat!

March 6, 2020

People in the United States enjoy many types of food. Here are five dishes that are specialties in different parts of the country. Which would you like to try? Hangtown fry is a fancy egg dish. It has oysters and…

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Technology

Types of Trains

February 28, 2020

A train is a set of railway cars. Some trains carry people. Others carry goods. Trains can move along one track or two. Ready to ride? Chug along with TIME for Kids as we discover different types of trains. This…

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History

From S-l-o-w to Fast!

February 28, 2020

Trains have changed over time. They look different from how they used to look. They’ve gotten faster, too. Here’s how trains have changed. Then The DeWitt Clinton train began running in New York in 1831. It was powered by steam.…

Environment

What Is a Cave?

February 21, 2020

Caves are dark and hollow. They can form underground, on hillsides, or in the walls of cliffs. Some caves were carved out by water. Others were formed by lava that cooled and hardened. Stalactites and stalagmites are sometimes found…

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Animals

Awesome Adaptations

February 21, 2020

Caves are full of interesting animals. These animals fly, swim, and slither. Here, read about four cave creatures. Learn how they have adapted to their dark habitat. Bats Bats make a high-pitched sound. It bounces off the cave walls. They…

History

Cave Art

February 21, 2020

Some caves are full of art. Thousands of years ago, humans drew on their walls. Cave art can teach us something about people who lived long ago. Take a look. Magura Cave, Bulgaria These paintings show scenes of hunting, dancing,…

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Environment

Speaking Up for Earth

February 14, 2020

Greta Thunberg is an activist. She lives in Sweden. Greta cares about protecting Planet Earth. She asks others to do their part to help the planet, too. Read on to learn more about the 17-year-old. Greta goes on strike.…

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Entertainment

Leading the Way

February 14, 2020

These four women have done their part to help the planet. They have inspired others to do the same. Which of these women inspires you? Jane Goodall Jane Goodall is a scientist. She is best known for studying chimpanzees in…

Health

Stay in the Game

February 7, 2020

Sports can be a lot of fun. They are also a great way to get exercise. But it’s important to play safe and keep your body healthy. Find out how. Warm up. Before playing, take time to warm up. Go…

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Health

A Safer Sport

February 7, 2020

Football is dangerous. Players get tackled. Their helmets clash. This can cause head injuries. Flag football is safer. There’s no tackling. The sport is becoming more popular. Here’s how the game works. Players wear a belt with a flag. The…

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Money Matters

January 31, 2020

People use money to pay for things. There are many different ways to do this. Long ago, people used animals and objects to pay. Today, people use smartphones and other methods. Which of these ways to pay have you seen?…

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United States

What's in a Dollar?

January 31, 2020

An American dollar is a paper bill. How much is a dollar worth? See how these coins add up to make a dollar. These are quarters. There are four quarters in one dollar. These are dimes. There are…