Parents' Guide to

Time for Kids

By Larisa Wiseman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Terrific news/info resource boosts brain power.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this website.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 10 parent reviews

age 14+

Very biased

Very skewed publication and getting worse. We will not allow this indoctrination material to be used in our children's school any longer.
age 11+

Clearly Agenda-driven

Time for Kids may occasionally have some interesting stories - but it also has a very specifical agenda-driven point of view. It is not respectful of the potential for varying family values. I think it puts teachers in an awkward/uncomfortable situation. I don’t recommend for the classroom.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (10):
Kids say (3):

Articles are written in a simple, direct, and unbiased voice, and the colorful presentation makes it fun for kids to learn about everything from the latest political crisis to the most recent Hollywood blockbuster. This is a valuable resource that helps build kids' awareness of the world around them and could help them develop a social and political consciousness -- or expand that consciousness, if they've already developed it.

Online interaction: You can send a letter to the editor which might be published on the site.

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