Surprise! Children’s Gifts that are not Toys

Surprise! Children’s Gifts that are not Toys

‘Tis the season of gifting! In fact, with kids at home or around you, the season of gifting is never over. And the first gift idea that pops into your mind is – toys! But most of our houses are already overflowing with toys. In a wave of empathy for the parent who will end up picking up things off the floor and keeping them back in place, you might want to reconsider that idea. And with this list, you will not fall short of ideas for gifts that are not toys, but will definitely be cherished

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Light up lives – Values to inculcate in children this Diwali

Light up lives – Values to inculcate in children this Diwali

Photo by Udayaditya Barua from Pexels Diwali is here! It is a time for celebration and happiness for all. This joyous festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil brings families and friends together. Celebrate the true meaning of Diwali Children learn from experiences in everyday situations and this shapes their character and teaches them values that they can carry into adulthood. As parents, it is our responsibility that we take the effort of explaining the meaning…

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8 Life Lessons from Ramayana

8 Life Lessons from Ramayana

By Photo: Marcin Konsek / Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=56856097 Ramayana is one of the most valued epics in Hindu Mythology. The Ramayana isn’t just a story. It is brimming with values that are to be imbibed in every individual. While the stories from the Ramayana are fascinating, they offer many valuable life lessons and is an important tool to demonstrate the importance of values in our lives. Our children can learn a thing or two…

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And the Winner is…..- Results of the KidEngage Writing Competition 2020

And the Winner is…..- Results of the KidEngage Writing Competition 2020

Delighted to announce the winners of the KidEngage Writing Competition 2020! 2020 is probably slated to go down as one of the most difficult years that we will see in our lifetime. However, as the wise people say – every cloud has a silver lining! While the pandemic made us all sit at home, and put lives as we knew them on hold, we all discovered new passions, and reflected on how we are living…

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6 Easy Halloween themed Recipes for Kids

6 Easy Halloween themed Recipes for Kids

Photo by Jessica Flores on Unsplash Halloween, today, is very commercialized with supermarkets filled with pumpkins, black and orange candies, cupcakes, costumes etc. Typical Halloween activities include dressing up in different costumes and attending costume competitions or parties, carving pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns, making spooky treats and kids trick-or-treating in their neighborhood. The modern Halloween celebration is just “fun”. How about using this occasion to create fun and imaginative foods? Halloween recipes can include any dish that…

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Celebrating Halloween in India – Good or Bad?

Celebrating Halloween in India – Good or Bad?

Celebrating Halloween is becoming increasingly popular in Indian cities over the last few years. Some people enjoy the festival as it comes around Diwali time, and some others find it problematic to celebrate a foreign festival. The article looks at the history of Halloween and reasons for and against celebrating it in India.

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4 Ways to Encourage Children to Cherish Wildlife

4 Ways to Encourage Children to Cherish Wildlife

Photo by Joshua Lee on Unsplash It is important to engage children and youth in our efforts to conserve wildlife in a more practical manner. We all want our children to reap the benefits of nature, be inspired and be stunned by its beauty, hence, it is crucial that we take active steps to make that happen – by buying them books, taking them out to parks and taking trips to the jungle. We need to make an…

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Walk in the Wild – 15 Awesome Wildlife Experiences in India

Walk in the Wild – 15 Awesome Wildlife Experiences in India

The holiday season coming by soon and it’s the perfect time to plan a vacation with your kids. This is also the best time for wildlife viewing in India. This year, let your kids experience a different type of holiday. One which will give them stories to tell and memories to keep!

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The Long Road Home – A Book You Must Read

The Long Road Home – A Book You Must Read

We are delighted and proud to present ‘The Long Road Home – Stories and Poems’, the first anthology of the winning entries from KidEngage Writing Competition 2019.

This anthology of short stories and poems show a window into the creative world of India’s best young writers and poets. The stories and poems cover a wide range of themes – from the stark tales of struggle against climate change to a fantasy world in a dystopian future, from the ‘coming-of-age’ lessons being learned, to comical absurdity.

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Money-Wise – Activities to inculcate Financial Literacy in Kids

Money-Wise – Activities to inculcate Financial Literacy in Kids

Image Source: rawpixel.com We all know that being financially literate is very important in today’s world and hence it is best that we start early. Many parents try to keep their kids away from financial dealings and realities. They believe that kids should focus on doing well at school and enjoying their childhood and that money matters are best learned in adulthood. But it is proven that the best financial habits are formed when taught…

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