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Summer Snacking

May 21, 2021

Popsicles are a summer treat. But are they good fuel for playing outside? Here are some healthy snack ideas from cookbook author Katie Kimball. 1. Make a System. A snack schedule makes everyone happier. Create one with your family. Then…

Opinion

Should Summer Reading Be Required?

May 21, 2021

Reading is fun! But should it be required? Many kids are assigned books to read over the summer. Some people say summer reading keeps kids’ minds sharp. Others say kids need a break. TIME for Kids readers weigh in. Yes…

United States

United States Symbols

April 22, 2021

A symbol is something that has a special meaning. One United States symbol is the flag. To Americans, the flag stands for freedom. Here are some other U.S. symbols. They remind us of the hopes our country is based on.…

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United States

Tour the USA

April 22, 2021

The United States is full of incredible sights. Ready for a road trip with TFK? Hop in! The Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge spans the entrance to San Francisco Bay, in California. You can walk, drive, or ride…

Arts

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…