KID REPORTERS’ NOTEBOOK

Riding to the Top of the World

John Woo

November 16th, 2018

Our Kid Reporter visits the Lotte World Tower in Seoul, South Korea, to take in the 360-degree views.

Celebrating the Day of the Dead

Emma Garcia

October 31st, 2018

Our Kid Reporter in Mexico describes a favorite tradition that is filled with flowers, candles, and remembrance.

 

The Penny House Dream

Nikita A. Mohile

October 16th, 2018

Thanks to the efforts of a hard-working teenager, a family in Canada will soon have a new home.

The Store of Requirement

Helen Hong

October 15th, 2018

A new shop in Melbourne, Australia, invites visitors into the magical world of Harry Potter.

Kissing the Blarney Stone

Nolan Pastore

October 1st, 2018

Our Kid Reporter visits a medieval castle in Ireland to learn more about a centuries-old tradition.

Women in Ancient Egypt

Ben Jorgensen

September 21st, 2018

An expert on Egyptian art and architecture sheds light on the role that female rulers played at the time of King Tut.

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A “Paw-tastic” Cafe

Helen Hong

July 26th, 2018

A new cafe in Melbourne, Australia, serves up “puppy-chinos“ and helps find loving homes for greyhounds.

Airmen from the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command meet with Thai military officials and a Thai engineering company in Chiang Rai, Thailand, to advise and assist in the operation to rescue members of a soccer team and their coach.

An Unforgettable Rescue

Natcharee Chaiw...

July 25th, 2018

After members of a soccer team and their coach were trapped in a cave in Thailand, people around the world rushed to help.

Magician Nicola Gidley

Meet a Teen Filled With Magic

Helen Hong

July 17th, 2018

How did 16-year-old Nicola Gidley of Australia learn so many impressive magic tricks? Our Kid Reporter finds out.

King Tut: Journey Through the Underworld

Ben Jorgensen

July 2nd, 2018

Nearly a century after the discovery of the boy king’s burial chamber, the California Science Center displays its treasures.

Naoko Furuta with Manat Kaur in Takayama.

In Japan, Hanami Captivates Locals and Tourists Alike

Manat Kaur

May 10th, 2018

Hanami, the Japanese custom of enjoying the fleeting beauty of cherry blossoms, is in full bloom each spring.  

Child Labor in India

Rohan Saketh De...

May 3rd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter talks with a boy in Bangalore who works long hours for little pay.

Teacher Che Soon Lee with Helen Hong at the Global Fiesta Festival

Australia Celebrates Cultural Diversity

Helen Hong

April 17th, 2018

Harmony Day celebrates cultures from around the world, with an emphasis on respect for everyone who calls Australia home.

The author’s younger brother in front of Buckingham Palace, the Queen’s residence in London

Should the U.K. Abolish the Monarchy?

Benedek Payne

April 10th, 2018

The United Kingdom has been home to a royal family for centuries. Our Kid Reporter in England now asks: Is it time to move on?

Jessica Hansen doing the breast stroke

The Games Are On!

Helen Hong

April 2nd, 2018

With the 2018 Commonwealth Games about to begin in Australia, our Kid Reporter gets tips from a top athlete.

 

Stray dogs

Bangalore Couple Feeds Stray Dogs

Rohan Saketh De...

March 9th, 2018

With the number of stray dogs rising in Bangalore, one couple is going out of their way to care for them.

Vinay Ayalya with his team's winning model city, “Halona”

What the Future Holds

Daniel Crotti E...

February 27th, 2018

This year’s Future City® competition invited students from around the world to design visionary urban areas that would allow senior citizens to live independently. 

A Lunar New Year fireworks display in Hong Kong, which is an autonomous territory in southeastern China

Families Gather for Lunar New Year

Moira Daphne G....

February 16th, 2018

In Hong Kong, celebrations are marked by flowers, fireworks, and family gatherings.

Benedek with Lucy and Alisha

A Family Tours the World

Benedek Payne

January 23rd, 2018

A family in the United Kingdom set out in their truck to explore all seven continents.

Helen with lifeguards Darren Toomey and Melissa Thurlow

Summer Lifesavers

Helen Hong

January 23rd, 2018

Our Kid Reporter in Australia talks with lifeguards about staying safe at the beach.

Helen and a Lego snowman

Christmas Fun at Legoland Melbourne

Helen Hong

December 19th, 2017

A new Legoland in Melbourne, Australia, lets young visitors be creative.

Sadie with Kate Evans, founder and director of Elephants for Africa, at the Memphis Zoo

Saving Africa’s Elephants

Sadie Kiel

December 15th, 2017

The founder of a Botswana-based organization is working to create a brighter future for both elephants and people.

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.

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