KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Diwali celebration (Photo by Jean-Etienne Minh-Duy Poirrier)

Celebrating Diwali

Rohan Saketh De...

December 12th, 2017

The Hindu festival of light is a time for families in India to pass down cherished traditions. 

Ananyaa with children at the orphanage

Giving Back: A Family Tradition

Ananyaa Chopra

December 4th, 2017

Visiting orphanages to share with children in need brings a family in India together. 

Giona and Francesco Wu

An Unusual Italian Restaurant

Giona Pratelli

November 14th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter visits a restaurant in Italy that is co-owned by two brothers from China.

Molly Purcell, a former student at Fortismere School in North London, is not required to wear a school uniform.

Should Schools Require Uniforms?

Benedek Payne

November 1st, 2017

Our Kid Reporter looks at the pros and cons of a longstanding tradition in the United Kingdom. 

Helen at the Royal Melbourne Show All Breeds Dog Championships, photo courtesy of the author

How to Be the Top Dog

Helen Hong

October 20th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter goes behind the scenes at the Royal Melbourne Show, Australia’s most prestigious dog competition.

Helen Hong with vet, Claire Madden from Healesville Sanctuary, photo courtesy of the author

An Injured Koala Gets a Second Chance

Helen Hong

October 3rd, 2017

In Australia, veterinarians at Healesville Sanctuary have been caring for a special koala named Tony.

Scholastic Kid Reporter Roopkatha Roy in front of a  workshop at Kumartuli

Artisans in India Struggle to Gain Recognition

Roopkatha Roy

September 29th, 2017

A visit with traditional artisans in Kolkata, India, whose talents are often overlooked

Giona and Sara in front of her family house

Guangzhou: Not Just Skyscrapers

Giona Pratelli

August 2nd, 2017

Our Kid Reporter finds a variety of neighborhoods and landscapes in one of China’s most populous cities.

Martin interviewing Paramedic Ian

British Town Installs Life-Saving Equipment

Martin Lloyd

July 24th, 2017

Waterlooville, a town in the south of England, has installed a defibrillator.

Martin interviewing Fr. Mike about his retirement

A Priest Makes a Difference in His Community

Martin Lloyd

June 6th, 2017

As Father Mike Sheffield prepares to retire from his parish in the United Kingdom, many people are expressing gratitude for his years of service.

Caleb interviewing Miss. Castle, photo by Justine Forrest

A Conversation With Author Jackie Castle

Caleb Biney

May 21st, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with a fantasy writer about her life as a storyteller.

Miss Wiang Chotikamas of the somtum stall.

Enjoying Street Food in Thailand

Natcharee Chaiw...

May 18th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter samples some of the world's best street food.

Lilian with information card for each turtles nest

Saving Sea Turtles in Brazil

Lilian Jochmann

May 12th, 2017

Meet a man who walks several miles a day on the beaches of Brazil to save sea turtles.

U.S. Ambassador to Benin Lucy Tamlyn, Kid Reporter Caleb Biney and Fox News commentator Dana Perino in Benin, West Africa

A Visit With the U.S. Ambassador to Benin

Caleb Biney

May 10th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter talks with Lucy Tamlyn, the U.S. Ambassador to Benin, about her role as a top diplomat in West Africa.

Ben interviews James Livermore, 12, from Emsworth, England

What Is the Deal With Brexit?

Martin Lloyd

May 9th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter explains how the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union will affect life for the British people.

Adam with Uktrakids supervisor Samuel Appiah

Meet Kid Entrepreneurs in the U.K.

Adam Davé-Bouhlel

January 18th, 2017

An organization in the United Kingdom is helping kids start their own business.

Caleb and chef Serge Nzembele in the galley of the ship

Life Aboard a Floating Hospital

Caleb Biney

January 11th, 2017

What is it like to live on a ship? Ask our Kid Reporter.

Sunaya at the Poush Mela fair

Visiting a Folk Fair in India

Sunaya DasGupta...

January 10th, 2017

Our Kid Reporter tours “Poush Mela,” a popular winter festival in West Bengal.

A sandcastle that was created just for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio

Let the Games Begin!

Lilian Jochmann

August 8th, 2016

Our Kid Reporter finds out what Americans and Brazilians are saying about the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

Holi

Pratyush Sharma

March 27th, 2016

A colorful religious festival in India marks the beginning of spring.

Pinky Laurena, Minister of Visitor Experience at KidZania Manila, and Georgia gesture “hello,” or “kai,” the KidZania way.

KidZania

Georgia Limcaoco

November 6th, 2015

Our Kid Reporter visits a "city" designed just for kids.

Protecting Tarsiers

Georgia Limcaoco

June 29th, 2015

Our Kid Reporter visits a conservation area for tarsiers in the Philippines.

All for a Smile

Lara Santana

April 12th, 2015

A popular comedian in Puerto Rico makes time to help others.

The Magic Behind Words

Lara Santana

April 12th, 2015

Lara Santana talks with her teacher and fellow students about Puerto Rico's most revered statesman and poet.

Ed Sheeran Performs in the Philippines

Georgia Limcaoco

March 20th, 2015

Manila goes wild for the British musician.

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