Cherish Friendship – Make a Fun Organizer for your Best Bud!!

Cherish Friendship – Make a Fun Organizer for your Best Bud!!

Have you struggled with teaching kids about friendships? Making friends (and keeping them) are important life skills to have. Here are some simple ways to help teach your child about being a good friend. We at KidEngage know the importance of friendship because the only way to have a friend is to be a friend. Here is our Friendship Day Special Organizer that kids can make for their best friend.

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5 Books that will help kids to understand the “love-hate” sibling bond!

5 Books that will help kids to understand the “love-hate” sibling bond!

We all know that our parents shape our personalities, but psychologist Dorothy Rowe says, we often overlook how much our identity is influenced by our siblings. Sibling attachments may be warm and loving, but often they’re made up of equal parts of affection and irritation, even anger and rivalry. Sometimes we feel nothing but hatred, or resentment. Yet they have an enormous influence on whom we become.

‘Raksha Bandhan’ is the perfect time to understand and learn more about this bond.

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Why Not Celebrate Raksha Bandhan as Siblings Day!

Why Not Celebrate Raksha Bandhan as Siblings Day!

So let’s celebrate Rakhi this year with a promise to always be there for each other. Just because you are sisters or two brothers this festival is not less important to you and still calls for celebration, love and presents.It’s definitely a good thing Raksha Bandhan has expanded its scope to include sisters, siblings in law, cousins. We need all the sibling figures we can get.Siblings are the precious gifts God has sent just for me.

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Lessons from the Chocolate Factory – With love from Willy Wonka

Lessons from the Chocolate Factory – With love from Willy Wonka

If you ask 10 people around you, at least 7 of them would have heard of Roald Dahl – either through his books or a movie based on one of his books. That he is a great entertainer goes without saying, going by the wild popularity he enjoys. But his stories are also a great bundle of lessons and learnings, that are relevant to all of us, irrespective of age and times we are living in. And oh, the words – as mouthful and delicious as the chocolates in his famous book “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”.

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Learning with a Newspaper – Engaging Activities and Games

Learning with a Newspaper – Engaging Activities and Games

Reading the newspaper has huge benefits. Children can discover a whole new world through newspapers, new words, new phrases, new ideas, and even new faces!  But do you use the newspaper for reading and learning? Even just a few pages from the newspaper can be turned into lots of learning activities. Sit down with your child, grab a pair of scissors, and get learning with a newspaper! Here are a few terrific activities that use the newspaper…

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Benefits of practicing Yoga and Meditation for Students – An interview with Yoga Expert Pooja Naredi

Benefits of practicing Yoga and Meditation for Students – An interview with Yoga Expert Pooja Naredi

Students these days are constantly under stress to meet the demands of various social and academic pressures and the ancient practice of yoga offers a multitude of benefits to modern-day students of all age groups. Yoga’s combination of breath and movement can help reduce the social and academic stress a child goes through and helps soothe cramped bodies jammed into desks and hunched over computers. Yoga can benefit kids significantly, and in some ways, possibly even…

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Take a Green Pledge – Let’s Celebrate World Environment Day!

Take a Green Pledge – Let’s Celebrate World Environment Day!

This day is used by the United Nations to stimulate worldwide awareness of environmental issues. On this day people from all over the world do something positive to help our planet. What could you do? Lots of little things can make a big difference.World Environment Day is all about working together to take action for the planet. Something as small as making sure people have a way to recycle in your school / community can make a difference. You could also try beautifying your neighborhood by planting gardens, learn about organic and local foods, or simply learning about the effects of different products we use everyday, on the earth.

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Save the Future – 12 Ways to Raise Earth-Friendly Children

Save the Future – 12 Ways to Raise Earth-Friendly Children

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash April 22 is Earth Day. Our planet’s eco-system is getting more complicated with each year. The “Eco” beat is on this year too. Conservation and Environment protection are in the news and social media. We are already teaching our kids about going green and being eco-friendly. And raising our children to be environmentally friendly is the only long term solution to protect our planet. In fact, there are many ways to get…

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Young Contributors – My Quarantine Story – A Story by Meenakshi, 7

Young Contributors – My Quarantine Story – A Story by Meenakshi, 7

This story was submitted by our young contributor, Meenakshi who is all of 7 years old about what she did during the lockdown! Read on… Lockdown is a great time for me! Never before did I get to spend so much time with my Mumma and Dada. I have been doing things which would not be possible otherwise, because of my busy schedule. Life has slowed down! I don’t have to rush for my Kathak…

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