Ideas to Create a Travel Journal with Kids

Ideas to Create a Travel Journal with Kids

Travel Journals are a fun and exciting way for children to enjoy and relive their vacations!  They are a super simple way for children to capture their memories and fun experiences along the way. Benefits of keeping a travel journal: Keep a travel journal is a fun and easy way for your child to record the memories of a family vacation or an exciting adventure. Keeping a travel journal helps your children practice their literacy skills even…

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Book Review – Elections in India: Everything You Need To Know

Book Review – Elections in India: Everything You Need To Know

Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s India Author: Compiled by RobinAge India’s weekly children’s newspaper India is in election mode, with different phases happening right now in different parts of the country. All around we can see a buzz of election-activity, and this is sure to get children to think about why and what is happening around them.  It is our responsibility as citizens to educate kids about the democratic process of elections and voting. So, what better time…

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Book Review – The Great Race

Book Review – The Great Race

Publisher: Tara Books Author: Nathan Kumar Scott Illustrator: Jagdish Chitara The Great Race is a witty story based on an Indonesian trickster tale. It is an extremely satisfying read and its earthy folk art illustrations stand out. At first, you think that this is similar to the story of Aesop’s The Hare and the Tortoise. The race in this book, however, is between Kanchil, a mouse deer who is very proud that he is the…

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We vote for these!! Get your children civics-savvy these elections!

We vote for these!! Get your children civics-savvy these elections!

Are you teaching your children about the elections? We’re having assembly elections in 5 Indian states this week, and the national elections are also due next year! Bombarded with ads on television, on the radio, and everywhere we turn, it’s obvious to young children that something different is happening and that we will be choosing a new leader. It is our responsibility as citizens to educate kids about the democratic process of elections and voting. So, what better time than now, to introduce children to how our government works, our constitution, elections, voting and what our role is in it all.

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Poetry for Kids – 22 Must Read Poems for Children

Poetry for Kids – 22 Must Read Poems for Children

Reading Poetry offers a multitude of benefits for children. It kindles a love for language and helps build literacy. It helps children understand themselves and others and helps to cultivate invaluable qualities like compassion and empathy. Poetry can also have a calming effect on kids! There are many poems that children can enjoy. Poets like Edward Lear, A. A. Milne and William Blake wrote many poems for children. Many of these are available online. There are plenty of Poetry Books for…

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Have you read these 13 Poetry Books for Children yet?

Have you read these 13 Poetry Books for Children yet?

Today is World Poetry Day, so celebrate it by reading poetry with your children. We recommend these must-have poetry books for young readers.

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Holi Hai – 5 Books about Holi that you must read!!

Holi Hai – 5 Books about Holi that you must read!!

Known as the festival of colors, Holi is celebrated on the last full moon in the lunar month of Phalguna. This ancient tradition marks the end of winter and honors the triumph of good over evil. Celebrants light bonfires, throw colorful powder called gulal, eat sweets, and dance to traditional music. Watch this video about the Story of Holi. Or read from one of these books about Holi.

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Girl-O-Pedia – 21 Books That are A Collection of Mini-Bio’s of Inspirational Women

Girl-O-Pedia – 21 Books That are A Collection of Mini-Bio’s of Inspirational Women

In today’s times, gender stereotyping, equal rights, and empowering girls is very important and is happening globally. And what better way to initiate these topics to children than books? Books about heroines who are REAL, not fictional!! Books that introduce children to a diverse and accomplished group of women! Books that bring incredible women out of the shadows, celebrate their success and acknowledges their achievements! Worldwide, the trend of illustrated feminist books for children on iconic figures…

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Stepping into Womanhood – 7 Books about Puberty for Girls

Stepping into Womanhood – 7 Books about Puberty for Girls

Going through puberty is one of the scariest, messiest and most confusing times in a girl’s life. Even in today’s “modern” times, people are still reluctant to speak about periods. The knowledge that girls acquire about the subject is often negative or completely wrong and they do not know where to go for reliable, fact-based information. For most girls, their first period is an unsettling experience. To make girls comfortable with menstruation, we need to ensure…

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15 Picture Books to kindle the love for Math

15 Picture Books to kindle the love for Math

Love Math? Hate Math? We often teach our kids math skills and reading skills separately. We don’t think math and reading can go together. But what if we could put the two together?! Math and Story Books can help children learn Math while promoting reading skills at the same time. Math + Reading = Love and Learn Math Picture Storybooks with Math as the theme is the perfect tool to introduce your kids to mathematical…

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