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Animal Defenses

October 15, 2020

Animals have clever defenses. These defenses protect them from attackers. The attackers are called predators. Let’s find out how animals keep themselves safe from predators. What’s That Smell? Skunks have a stinky secret. They spray a bad odor. It keeps…

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Animals

Animal Colors

October 15, 2020

Animals are colorful creatures. Often, an animal’s coloring helps it stay alive. Take a look! These baby birds have bright red mouths. The flash of color tells the parents, “I am hungry!” Look at this lizard’s blue tongue. The color…

United States

Who Will Be President?

September 10, 2020

On November 3, Americans will vote for president of the United States. They might vote for Donald Trump. He is president now. They might vote for Joe Biden. He hopes to become president. Donald Trump President Donald Trump was born…

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Animals

How Animals Vote

September 10, 2020

Humans vote. But did you know that some groups of animals vote too? Here are four animals that vote. Read how they do it. Meerkats Meerkats search for food together. They can vote for the group to search faster.…

Environment

From Seed to Fruit

September 10, 2020

A pumpkin is a type of squash. It can take four months for this fall fruit to grow. Take a look! 1. Plant the Seed A giant pumpkin begins as a tiny seed. The seed goes into the soil. …

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Environment

So Colorful!

September 10, 2020

Fall is a season of change. As the weather gets colder, acorns, apples, pumpkins, and leaves change color. Take a look. Acorns turn brown. Chipmunks gather and eat acorns. They store them for the winter. Apples turn red. Apples…

World

City Shapes

September 10, 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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World

The Pyramids of Egypt

September 10, 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

September 10, 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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Community

Animal Teamwork

September 10, 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

April 30, 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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