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New aircraft carrier for Navy is big building project
USS Ford is a ship that needed new technology and a redesign to fit the demands of 21st century.
— Christina Barron
Kid reenactors get a living history lesson
Historic farms and Civil War groups offer a chance to experience life in centuries past.
— Marylou Tousignant
What’s a kid’s life like in Congo?
Marceline, 8, spends much of her day in school or studying. Otherwise, she’s helping her family.
— Kem Knapp Sawyer
Homework helpers
Retracing humans’ first journey
Want to be a park ranger?
What was it like back then?
We need rain. Here’s why.
The Civil War
The Chesapeake Bay
War of 1812: The forgotten war
What is art?
Kids earn money smarts in school
All that jazz . . . for kids
Know your presidents
History of Washington
Kids around the world
Explaining the fiscal cliff to kids
10 cool things about Jefferson
Going where the money is made
Election night: Color by numbers
Explaining the election
Explaining debates to kids
A show for two audiences
The children of the Titanic
Latest KidsPost stories
Great Falls students help bring veterans to D.C.
New aircraft carrier for Navy is big building project
New fossil proves dinosaurs lived at earlier time
Redskins’ report card: It’s not one to brag about.
Beagle helps zoos detect pregnancy in polar bears
Marine Corps violinist takes after John Philip Sousa
Help choose a name for the National Zoo’s panda cub
Dogs learn about one another by tail-wagging
India to launch mission to orbit Mars
Kid reenactors get a living history lesson
Class of KidsPost
Meet November’s class
Center City fifth-graders like Mark Phelan and pepperoni pizza.
Holiday Wrapping Paper Contest
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Create an original piece of art for our annual contest, and you could be featured in KidsPost.
Games & Puzzles
Do you dig dinos?
Test your calorie IQ
KidsPost money quiz
Could you be president?
D.C. museum matching game
Could you be a zoo chef?
States of play map game
Girl Scout Cookie quiz
Take a citizenship test
Harry Potter game
Make your own Racing Presidents
Creepy crawly holidays: 9 bugs a-leaping
Drawing up a storm
KidsPost weather art
A showcase of daily weather art illustrations from KidsPost readers.
How to submit your own weather art
Fred Bowen's The Score
Redskins’ report card: It’s not one to brag about.
Fred Bowen
With a record of three wins and five losses, the Redskins can’t expect to make the honor roll.
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READERS' CORNER
Mysterious, weird new books perfect for Halloween
The season inspires spine-tingling tales and silly stories.
Mysterious, weird new books perfect for Halloween
‘The Last Akaway’ is local author’s magical adventure
Giada De Laurentiis gives kids a taste for adventure
New book helps kids understand why wars happen
How to make a fun morning meal
Advice for heading back to school
‘Misfit Menagerie’ tests the bounds of friendship
Book club: ‘The Cats of Tanglewood Forest’
Book Club: ‘The Tale of Despereaux’
Book club: ‘The Familiars’
More KidsPost book reviews
GALLERY OF THE WEEK
Living history lesson
Local kids show what life was like centuries ago.
Learn more about young reenactors
KidsPost readers make their own Halloween costumes
At home with horses
Creative costumes for kids
Zoo babies, including panda, get warm welcome
Finding art on D.C. streets
March on Washington: A day that changed history
Cool off by the water
Retracing humans’ first footsteps
Apps for the car ride
Kids’ recipes earn them lunch at the White House
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