Category Archives: Kids

What’s It Like To Be – Elections Specialist

Each state handles the details of elections differently. is month, we talked to Daniel Simpson, an Elections Specialist in North Carolina.

Please tell our readers a little bit about yourself.
My name is Daniel Simpson, and I work as an Elections Specialist at the North Carolina State Board of Elections. I graduated from Duke […]

Wildville – Puerto Rican Parrot

The Puerto Rican parrot is a beautiful bird native to the islands of Puerto Rico. They are medium sized parrots and absolutely gorgeous birds. Most of their feathers are shades of emerald green with bright blue undersides. Their foreheads are a bright red, and they have white rings around their dark eyes.
In 1968, […]

Where In The World Is – Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is made up of a series of tropical islands in the Caribbean Sea. Being tropical means that the island is warm, usually between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, all year. e island is famous for its beautiful beaches, friendly people, large caves and wonderful food. e territory is one of the most unique […]

Where In The World Is – Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is made up of a series of tropical islands in the Caribbean Sea. Being tropical means that the island is warm, usually between 70 and 80 degrees Fahrenheit, all year. e island is famous for its beautiful beaches, friendly people, large caves and wonderful food. e territory is one of the most […]

Staying Safe In Winter Weather

Winter can be a magical time of year. Some people like to play outside in the snow with their friends. Others might prefer to sit inside and drink hot chocolate by the re. But no matter how you like to spend time in the winter, it’s always important to think about winter safety.

Your local […]

Truman’s Letter – January 2017

Hi, Kids!
Happy New Year! I just love fresh starts and new beginnings. This year is pretty special because we are getting a new president. The election was held on Nov. 8, 2016, but the incoming president doesn’t take office until Jan. 20, 2017. You can find out more about this process in the […]

Studying Storms On Earth

You’ve probably seen some scary storms with very fast winds. But did you know that over the oceans, spinning storms can create even faster winds? ese storms are called tropical cyclones. Depending on where they happen in the world, these storms also go by other names, like hurricanes (in the North Atlantic Ocean) and typhoons […]

Reviews For Kids By Kids

Moana

Arjun N, Age 14

Moana is an excellent movie that is a colorful visual treat with lots of creativity. The voice acting, stellar animation and good message impressed me. However, I didn’t care for the slow exposition. Despite this flaw, this movie is still a fun experience to watch.

The story is about Moana […]

Connect Kids with Food for Healthy Habits

Even when the weather is colder outside, these tips make it fun for families to learn about where their food comes from and help encourage kids to eat healthy for a lifetime.
1. Grocery shop together, or go to a farmers market. Many cities now have year-round indoor markets where you can select fruits […]

Connect Kids with Food for Healthy Habits

Even when the weather is colder outside, these tips make it fun for families to learn about where their food comes from and help encourage kids to eat healthy for a lifetime.
1. Grocery shop together, or go to a farmers market. Many cities now have year-round indoor markets where you can select fruits […]