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A Mushroom Dress

March 8, 2019

This is not an ordinary dress. It’s a mushroom dress! It was made by a designer. Her name is Aniela Hoitink. Hoitink made this dress using mycelium. That is the part of a mushroom that grows underground. Hoitink did…

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Science

Stormy Weather

March 5, 2019

The sky is dark. The clouds are heavy. The wind is strong. It’s storming! Storms happen all around the world. But not all storms are alike. Here are four types of storms. Have you been caught in a storm? Thunderstorm …

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Science

On the Map

March 4, 2019

A weather map shows information about the weather. Meteorologists use weather maps to see patterns. The maps help them predict the weather. A weather map can show temperature, wind speed, wind direction, and more. It shows where storms are and…

Environment

On the Farm

February 22, 2019

Welcome to the farm! Farms are places where food is grown or raised. Life on the farm is fun—and busy! See for yourself. Let’s visit a farm together. Many farms grow crops. These fruits and vegetables start as seeds. Farmers…

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Technology

Best Inventions of 2018

February 15, 2019

Inventions have the power to help people. An invention can change how we live, work, and play. Each year, TIME magazine picks the year’s best inventions. Here, TFK tells you about five of them. A Safer Ride Biking in…

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History

Historic Inventions

February 15, 2019

A patent is a legal document. It stops people from copying an inventor’s idea. The U.S. began giving out patents in 1790. Here are some inventions that have received patents. Cotton Gin Eli Whitney got a patent for the cotton…

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Driving with Danica

February 12, 2019

Not many women race cars. But racer Danica Patrick loves zooming around the track. Join TFK on a ride through her career. Born to Race Patrick started racing cars at age 10. At first, she drove a tiny car. It…

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Community

Two Young Athletes

February 11, 2019

Fierce Fighter JESSELYN SILVA (above, left) is 12 years old. She is a boxer. She competes against other kids in a boxing ring. Jesselyn is very hardworking. She practices five days a week. She dreams of winning a gold medal…

Entertainment

Meet an Author

February 8, 2019

Matt de la Peña wrote Carmela Full of Wishes. TIME for Kids asked him some questions. Question: How did you become a writer? Answer: I wrote poems when I was a child. Then I grew up and read a lot…

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Entertainment

She's a Poet

February 8, 2019

Margarita Engle is a poet. She writes picture books, too. She grew up in Los Angeles, California. Every summer, her parents would take her to Cuba. That’s the country where her mother was born. In Cuba, Engle explored the…

Science

Meet the Dinos

January 11, 2019

Close your eyes. Imagine the Earth millions of years ago. Giant reptiles ruled the planet. Now join TFK as we travel back in time. Let’s explore the world of dinosaurs! This is a Tyrannosaurus rex. It was one of the…

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Technology

On the Water

January 4, 2019

Boats and ships carry people and things across water. They are used for business. They are also used for fun! Here are some ways to travel on water. Have you ever been on a boat? This is a sailboat. Its…

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