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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…

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…

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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Music and Theater

Inspired by Kids

March 15, 2019

Shiver me timbers! The Story Pirates think kids have great ideas. The group uses these ideas to create shows, books, and podcasts. Read on to learn more about the Story Pirates’ work. Think Big The Story Pirates visit schools. They…

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Music and Theater

Let's Do Improv!

March 15, 2019

Improv is short for improvisation. It is a type of theater. Everything is made up on the spot. The performers discover what is happening as they go. Nick Kanellis and Peter McNerney are expert improvisers. They teach improv classes. They…

Inventions

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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Culture

Sight and Sound

December 28, 2018

Meet Nick Cave. He is an artist. He plays with sound and motion. He uses different materials in his work. Cave is best known for his Soundsuits. They can spark our imagination. Are you ready to use your imagination? Step…

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