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Science

A Kid's Best Friend

July 7, 2021

Researchers recently studied the bond between kids and animals. They recruited 30 children and their dogs. The kids brought their dogs to a large, empty room. The kids walked around the space. Sometimes, they paused or changed direction. “The…

United States

First Pets

June 30, 2021

When the First Family moves into the White House, its pets come too. Many animals have lived in the White House. Read on to learn about five presidents and their pets. President Barack Obama Presidential term: 2009–2017 Obama had…

World

Ready to Compete

June 23, 2021

Some of the world’s best athletes will be at the Summer Olympics, in Tokyo, Japan. There are four sports new to the Games. Learn about them. Then meet some members of Team U.S.A. Sport Climbing Colin Duffy is 17 years…

Health

Let's Play

June 14, 2021

Watching the Olympics will inspire you. Summer is a great time to challenge family and neighbors to a little friendly competition. Here are a few ideas. Don’t forget to have fun! Ready, Set, Race There’s nothing more classic than a…

United States

Meet An Athlete

May 21, 2021

The Paralympic Games will take place in Tokyo, Japan. They are for the world’s best athletes who have a disability. Nicky Nieves plays sitting volleyball. She’s on the United States women’s team. She’s a gold medalist. TFK’s Karena Phan spoke…

Business

My Cool Job: Roller Coaster Engineer

May 21, 2021

Larry Chickola is the vice president and chief corporate engineer of Six Flags theme parks. He spoke to TFK’s Rebecca Mordechai about his job. I’ve always loved theme parks. Growing up, I would visit Cedar Point amusement park. That’s in…

Health

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.…

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.…

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…

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…