The stories in the Time For Kids magazine cover non-fiction topics such as developing technology, world news and the impact of historical events. The magazine also features articles written by kids about various subjects and people.
Time For Kids is a teaching tool designed to build strong reading and writing skills and to cultivate research habits in students who are studying specific subjects in the classroom, such as social studies and science. There are also articles that teach cultural diversity about countries from all around the world. Other topics include entertainment, health, sports and government.
Subscriptions come with access to the Time for Kids website, which has archives of all past articles and supplemental information for both students and teachers, including a section exclusively for homework help. The magazine offers subscriptions for each of these age categories: Kindergarten through Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3 through 4 and Grade 5 through 6. There is also a digital edition with interactive features developed for use in classrooms with tablets. The magazine is committed to providing articles that help teachers meet national curriculum requirements as well as enhance the classroom experience, including recent changes made to accommodate the Common Core State Standards.