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A Way With Words

December 16, 2021

​​Amanda Gorman is a poet. Her poems can make people feel strong emotions. Read on to learn more about her. Find out about Gorman’s life and work. Presidential Poet Gorman recited a poem when Joe Biden became president. Speaking Up…

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People

Do It Yourself

December 16, 2021

Amanda Gorman has a writing prompt for TIME for Kids readers. “Think of something in your community that is important to you,” she says. “Use the power of your words to show the reader why he or she should care…

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Books

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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Books

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…

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Music and Theater

In the Orchestra

October 15, 2020

An orchestra is a big group of people who play music together. It is led by a conductor. He or she helps the musicians create music. Read on to learn more about the instruments in the orchestra. Find out how…

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Music and Theater

Violin in the Spotlight

October 15, 2020

The violin is a stringed instrument. It is the smallest instrument in the string family. Learn about the parts of a violin. 1. Neck A player holds the violin by the neck. He or she presses the strings in different…

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Culture

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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Movies and Television

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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Movies and Television

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…

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Books

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…

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