Life Lessons from Calvin and Hobbes for every child (everyone, actually!)

Life Lessons from Calvin and Hobbes for every child (everyone, actually!)

Image Source: https://www.amazon.in/Its-Magical-World-Calvin-Collection/dp/0751517208/ref=sr_1_14?dchild=1&keywords=calvin+and+hobbes&qid=1593941325&sr=8-14 Calvin and Hobbes, a daily comic strip published between 1985-’95, was written and illustrated by Bill Watterson. This comic strip centered around young Calvin, a spiky-haired, sarcastic, overly imaginative, adventure-loving 6-year-old who gets himself and his best friend, a sardonic, philosophical stuffed tiger (which comes to life when no one else is around) in lots of trouble. Calvin was named after the 16th-century theologian John Calvin and his stuffed animal friend was named after…

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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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10 must-read Children’s Books by Eric Carle

10 must-read Children’s Books by Eric Carle

Eric Carle is a well-known author and illustrator of many innovatively designed picture books for very young children. His best-known work, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, has eaten its way into the hearts of millions of children all over the world and has been translated into more than 25 languages and sold over 12 million copies. Eric Carle has illustrated more than 70 books, many bestsellers, most of which he also wrote. Here is a list of 10 Must-Read books written and illustrated by him.

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No more old school – Get Kids Ready for Successful Online Schooling At Home

No more old school – Get Kids Ready for Successful Online Schooling At Home

Photo by J. Kelly Brito on Unsplash Children are starting a new grade/class without even stepping into school! With the spread of the new Coronavirus and the ensuing lockdown, schools, colleges, and universities around the country are moving their classes online to make sure the academic year remains unaffected due to the pandemic. All over the world, millions of children of all ages are transitioning to distance learning, and even across our country, students are now completing or will start…

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10 Drool-inducing Mango Themed Books

10 Drool-inducing Mango Themed Books

It is the season of the king of fruits – Mangoes!! Raw, green, sour, and crunchy. Or ripe, golden, plump and soft. Summertime is mango time, a time children wait for – blazing sun, sticky mango juice ringing their mouths and dripping down their fingers. Now you can eat away those delicious mangoes while reading books based on them!

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5 Brilliant Activities to Get Kids Thrilled about the Solar Eclipse

5 Brilliant Activities to Get Kids Thrilled about the Solar Eclipse

Photo by Jongsun Lee on Unsplash An annular solar eclipse is now in progress on June 21, 2020. A Solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon that occurs when the Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth.  Are your kids thrilled about this historic eclipse? Solar eclipses are the perfect time to learn about the sun, the moon, the earth, and the paths they take as they orbit around each other. Here are 5 brilliant activities that combine creativity…

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Read, Stretch & Bend – 11 Yoga Books for Children

Read, Stretch & Bend – 11 Yoga Books for Children

We all know that practicing Yoga can be beneficial for children.  Learning Yoga can be fun and exciting for children.  Yoga is considered as one of the ways to get children to unwind. Why not get them a good book on Yoga which is charming, informative and enjoyable? If you are looking to introduce yoga to your children, use some of our these children’s yoga books. These books are a great way to get children interested in…

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16 Books about Environment, Pollution and Conservation

16 Books about Environment, Pollution and Conservation

June 5th is celebrated as #WorldEnvironmentDay. This day is meant to spread messages about how we can protect our environment and do our little bit to get the world to become greener and a better place to live for our future generations! It’s never too early to teach little ones about nature and the things they can do to protect the environment. Here is a list of books which connect us with the environment and how we can save it from further deterioration!

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Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Activities for Little Eco-Warriors – Make kids ecologically aware

Making your children aware of the significance of preserving the environment will help them learn about real-world issues, to appreciate nature and to use natural resources carefully. Teach them about environmental issues with these simple DIY activities and do your bit for the environment. Birdhouse Having birds in our garden is beneficial. Many birds are natural pest controls; they eat insects like moths, bugs,  caterpillars, etc. Plus, we get to hear the sound of happy birds…

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Math can be fun – 9 Ways to Spice Up Math Learning

Math can be fun – 9 Ways to Spice Up Math Learning

Photo by Chris Liverani on Unsplash Many children find Math boring or difficult. Some hate math!  Making kids love math is a challenge to most parents.  Math skills take a lot of brain power to master, and this can be perceived by kids as hard work.  But being skillful, or at least, competent in math is necessary to survive in modern life – irrespective of the field we choose.  Math is used in everything from finances and construction projects…

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