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Our world news for children is interesting, relevant, and about real people and happenings in a real world. We delve into the "how" and "why" of news, giving children (and adults) a wider understanding of the events happening around them. Our world online news for kids covers issues we think are interesting for children.

International Conservation Meet on Animal Trade: Conservation experts from 175 participating countries assembled in Doha, Qatar. The 15th meeting of ...

Another Big Quake for 2010 - Chile: An 8.8 magnitude earthquake in Chile killed at least 700 people and damaged 1.5 million homes....

Fiji Struck by Cyclone: The Pacific island nation of Fiji declared an emergency after Cyclone Tomas struck. The northern and...

Hundreds Killed in Ethnic Violence in Nigeria: More than 200 people died in violent clashes between ethnic and religious groups in Jos, Nigeria....

Killer Storm Rages Through Western Europe: Over 60 people died in storms that lashed parts of France, Spain and Portugal. In France alone, 50 p...

Flightless Mosquitoes the Solution to Dengue Fever?: Scientists plan to control the spread of dengue fever by breeding genetically altered flightless mos...

Rahman Bags Double Grammy Honour for India: The popular music composer A.R. Rahman won two Grammy awards for his music in the film Slumdog Milli...

Terror Targets India: Bomb Blast Kills 16: A bomb blast in the western Indian city of Pune in Maharashtra state killed 16 people and injured 40...

The Bt Brinjal Battle: Brinjal or egg-plant is not everybody's favourite vegetable, but it has been making headlines. A deb...

Athlete's Death Casts Gloom Over Games: The Winter Olympics began in Vancouver, Canada, under the shadow of the death of athlete Nodar Kumar...

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Time For Kids

A weekly classroom news magazine that cover a wide range of topics kids love to learn about. A powerful teaching tool, TIME For Kids builds reading and writing skills and is easily integrated across your curriculum, including social studies, science and math.

Scholastic News Online

Scholastic News Online is the place for kid news with games and quizzes, debate topics, and in-depth reports.

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Fiction for Children

Stories, folktales, poems, book reviews and more for children... Fiction for children

Daily Quotes for Kids

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men. - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Children's Games

Games for children of all ages. Some test your motor skills and reflexes; others require math or logic.... Children's games

Science For Kids

Explore the how and why behind everyday things in our free science magazine for kids. You can also find some cool ideas for science projects and experiments. You could also test your skills by choosing to play one of our many science quiz for kids . Jump right in and start discovering now...

Jumpy Junior

Make friends with Jumpy Jr. - our animated turtle never fails to amaze little kids... Play now

Craft Activities

Try your hand at making cards, masks, toys, decorations, a musical instrument out of odds and ends, or make a periscope from household stuff. Choose from a wide variety of printable activities and online craft activities. Kids craft activities

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