Thank you, readers, for being the heart of KidsPost

  • Feb 2
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(Alla Dreyvitser/The Washington Post)

Thank you, readers, for being the heart of KidsPost

As we say goodbye, a big thank-you to those kids who shared their stories and their creativity with us

Sports columnist Fred Bowen offers parting words of advice

Bowen has written for KidsPost since it started in April 2000. He has learned a lot — especially about youth sports.

School-choice debate heats up in Kansas

Lawmakers to consider a proposal to allow parents to use state tax dollars to pay for private or home schooling
  • Jan 31

Middle-school engineering students use empathy to solve problems

Relatives and friends with challenges such as arthritis inspired Carson Middle School students to come up with solutions
  • Jan 31

‘Freewater,’ a tale of escaped enslaved people, wins Newbery Medal

Amina Luqman-Dawson’s novel won the highest honor in children’s literature. ‘Hot Dog’ named best picture book.
  • Jan 30

Move over groundhog, it’s Armadillo Day

On February 2, Texans will turn to armadillo Bee Cave Bob to predict how long winter will last
  • Jan 30

NBA scores are going up, thanks to the three-pointer

Nearly all of the teams average more than 110 points per game and many players average more than 20.

University of Wisconsin joins colleges banning TikTok

The college told its 40,000 employees to stop using the social media platform.
  • Jan 25

Animals inspire scientists to solve problems that humans face

Scientists at Syracuse University use their movement and behavior in technology.
  • Jan 25

Jacinda Ardern steps down as New Zealand’s prime minister

She was the youngest female leader in the world when she was elected in 2017.
  • Jan 25
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Drawing up a storm

Kids show their vision of winter

Readers use their artistic skills to show the season's many variations.
  • Dec 13
Gallery of the Week

Lunar New Year photos from around the world

People in Asia, the Americas and Europe are among those celebrating Lunar New Year.
  • Jan 23

Ancient Pompeii house shows what life was like before volcano erupted

After 20 years of work, the restored House of Vettii is ready to be viewed by the public.
  • Jan 11

At the Harbin Ice Festival, fun requires a long freeze

The annual festival in China features illuminated snow sculptures and many winter sports.

Pilot hurries to photograph the world’s glaciers

Glaciers are melting because of climate change. Garrett Fisher aims to help people remember them.
  • Dec 28

Santa Claus fits in world travels before big night

Saint Nicholas, or perhaps one of his helpers, has been spotted around the globe in weeks before Christmas.

Preparations for Ganesh Chaturthi are in full swing

The Hindu festival that celebrates the annual arrival of the god Ganesha to earth will begin Wednesday.
  • Aug 30, 2022

Canines catch waves at the 2022 World Dog Surfing Championship

Check out these four-legged surfing photos!
  • Aug 9, 2022